He passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2013.
He graduated from Rogers High School in 1968.
He went on to attend Eastern Washington University and continued on to receive his master’s degree in Public Administration.
Mike married the love of his life, Sherri Moore on September 15, 1984.
Together they raised nine beautiful children.
In 2012, after 22 years of service he retired from ALTCEW.
Mike was an avid classic car lover, long time Raiders fan, enjoyed participating in competitive sports and playing cards.
Mike was preceded in death by his father Homer “Bud” Hilborn and his grandson Jakota.
Mike is survived by his mother Patricia; his mother-in-law Christine Moore; his wife Sherri; his children Angie (Joe) Brown; Andrea (Jeff) Egger, Afton Burnham, Ashley Hilborn, Alisha Hilborn, Apryl (Adam) Hilborn-Boley, Alexander Hilborn, Austin Hilborn, and Analese Hilborn; his grandchildren Ashley (Derek), Andrew, Mia, Samantha, Allie, Jacquie, Bella, Matthew, Landon, Grace, Angelina, Alaina, and Donovan; his great-grandchildren Caeden and Audrey; his brothers; his sister; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to all who helped and supported Mike through this journey.
A gathering to celebrate Mike’s life will be held at 2 pm in the Kalispel Ballroom at Northern Quest Resort on Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to continue Mike’s legacy in supporting the N.A.T.I.V.E.
Project’s Summer Youth Program and request that donations be made in his name.
Mike, the family is smiling as you burn rubber in hot rod heaven!