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Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Hiltz

d. April 12, 2024


Mary Ellen Hiltz 
1921 - 2024

    Mary Ellen Janele Hiltz, age 102, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2024, in Panguitch, surrounded by her family. 
    Born on October 24, 1921, in Escondido, California, Mary Ellen was the daughter of Louis Janele and Meta Beatie.  She married Guy Richard Hiltz on December 21, 1938.  Together, they built their home in Solana Beach, CA, in 1940.  The couple had 4 children: Glen Richard Hiltz, who sadly passed away while still an infant; Janele J. Jones, Randy J. Hiltz, and Sherry L Fulcher.  In May 1970, they moved to San Marcos, CA until April 2022 when she moved in with her daughter Sherry in Panguitch. 
    Mary Ellen is survived by three children; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.  Children: Janele J. Jones, Utah; Randy J. Hiltz, California; and Sherry L Fulcher, Utah. Grandchildren: Michael C. Jones and Craig C. Jones of California; David Hiltz of Virgina; Jennifer Hiltz of California; and Lyle Barksdale of Maryland.  Great-grandchildren: Chase M. Barksdale, Pennsylvania; Liam M., and Riley G. Barksdale, of Maryland; and Kaylee R Hiltz,  California. 
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Meta, and Louis Janele; her infant son, Glen Richard Hiltz; and her husband, Guy R. Hiltz. 
    Cremation in the Magleby Mortuary and Cremation Center. The internment will be in Yuma, Arizona. Online guestbook at 
    The family would like to extend their gratitude to all the home hospice nurses and staff for their wonderful care and support.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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