Clive "The Candyman" Hilgert, 94, of Lincoln, passed away Friday January 21, 2011. Born March 20, 1916 in Kenesaw, Neb. to Sylvester and Jose (Krick) Hilgert. He was the owner of Sugar Plum Candies and was involved in the candy business for 77 years. Clive was also a member of the Gateway Sertoma Club.

Survivors include his Wife, Katrinka of Lincoln; Sons and Daughter-in-law, Don and JoAnne Hilgert of Lincoln, Bernard Hilgert of McAllen, Texas; Daughter and Son-in-law, Millie Jo and Jim Levitt of Kansas City, Mo.; six Grandchildren and six Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Hilgert.

Services will be held in the Rudge Chapel at Wyuka Cemetery, Monday, January 24, 2011 at 2 P.M. Interment will be at Wyuka Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Peoples City Mission, Salvation Army or Lincoln Food Bank in Clive's name. Wyuka Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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