Aileen Brockhaus

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Aileen Brockhaus, 90, of Chilhowee, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 28, at Warrensburg Manor Care Center.
Aileen was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Dawson, Mo., the daughter of Herman Elmore and Nancy Jane (Gaither) Hilsabeck. She married Walter Kenneth Willcockson on Oct. 23, 1940, in Chilhowee. He preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1963. She married Hilary Brockhaus on Sept. 16, 1967 in Chilhowee. He preceded her in death on April 5, 1999. She had lived in the Chilhowee area for the majority of her life.
She is survived by two daughters, Wilma Hill of Chilhowee and Anna Hensley and husband, Roger, of Gladstone, Mo.; son, J. D. Willcockson and wife, Linda, of Chilhowee; sister, Anna Lee Willcockson of Browning, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Bernice Patterson; two brothers, Vernon Hilsabeck and Keith Hilsabeck; two grandsons, Ricky Willcockson and Johnny Willcockson; great-grandson, Jason Hill; and son-in-law: Allen Hill.