Margaret Elaine Hilty
June 18, 2020
Margaret Elaine Hilty passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020, at the Cheney Care Center where she had resided for the last two years. She was 86. A family graveside service will be held later this summer in the Colfax Cemetery.
Margaret was born on June 6, 1934, in Colfax, Wash., to Wayne and Mary Schoeff Doty. She grew up in Colfax and graduated from Colfax High School. On March 6, 1953, Margaret married her high school sweetheart, Gene Hilty. The couple settled outside of Colfax where Gene worked for Hugh Huntley and later Henry Niehenke before starting their own operation on leased land in...