Ingrid (Hylbom) Hetfield
Ingrid Hetfield, 81, of Ocean View (Delaware), died Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015, at home.
She was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the daughter of the late Tor and Elizabeth (Hamlin) Hylbom. Ingrid was a graduate of Northhampton School for Girls and Smith College. Prior to moving to Ocean View she raised her family in Plainfield, New Jersey, where she was active in Twins Mother’s Club and was a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader. Ingrid was preceded in death by her husband Walter L. Hetfield IV; her sister Elizabeth Frazer; brother Martin Hylbom; and nephew Paul Hylbom.
She had been employed at Fabric Land in North Plainfield, New Jersey, Hess Apparel in Ocean City, Maryland, the Rose Garden in Bethany Beach and Good Earth Market in Ocean View. Since December 1971 Ingrid has been a proud friend of Bill W. She was a Master Gardener who was happiest when working in the garden. She was a world traveler who as a child lived in Sweden, and traveled across the United States, Canada, Europe, Brazil and Egypt.
She is survived by a son, Walter L. Hetfield V of Milton; three daughters, Betsy Joyner and husband Greg of Burlington, North Carolina, Kathy Magee and husband Bob of Ocean View and Peggy Horner of Moore, South Carolina; seven grandchildren, Grace and Ingrid Hetfield of Rehoboth Beach, Patrick Magee of Concord, North Carolina, Timothy Magee of Ocean View and Caroline, Katherine and Anna Horner of Moore.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, 31 October, at Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church and a reception will follow. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to POW&R of Autism Delaware, 924 Old Harmony Road, Newark, DE 19713, Delaware Nature Society, P.O. Box 700, Hockessin, DE 19707, The Wilson House, P.O. Box 46, East Dorset, VT 05253, Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve, 832 John B. White Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg, SC or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
Condolences may be sent by visiting Hastings Funeral Home.