Brent Hildebrandt, born on October 16, 1978, in Neenah, Wisconsin to parents Gerald and Patricia Hildebrandt (née Miller), sadly passed away on December 15, 2023. He was known for his kind heart and willingness to help others.

From his early years, Brent loved martial arts. Despite facing an injury, he showed great determination and earned a black belt in Karate. He also enjoyed playing football and was the enthusiastic team mascot in high school.

A special moment in Brent’s life was marrying Christina on February 14, 2007, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Weyauwega, WI. Their marriage was filled with love, adventures, and happiness.

Brent was admired for his hard work and dependability, especially in his career as a semi-truck driver. He loved the sense of freedom he found on the road and was committed to his job.

He also had a passion for motorcycling and was an active member of the Savage Breed Motorcycle Club. Brent enjoyed participating in charity rides and playing Santa Claus at club events, bringing joy to many.

Brent is now reunited with his parents, Gerald and Patricia, and his grandparents, Clarence and Ona Miller. He leaves behind his loving wife Christina; sons, Kyle and Justin Merryfield; sister, Bonnie (Scott) Elandt; and nieces and nephews Keri (Ryan) Ploetz, Andrea (Andy) Elandt, Alex (Kristin) Elandt, and Mitchel (Erin) Elandt.


Brent will be dearly missed and always remembered for the love and inspiration he brought to those who knew him.

A memorial service honoring Brent’s life will be held on Sunday, January 7 , 2024 at Strouf Funeral Home in Racine at 4:00 P.M. . The family will welcome guests at the funeral home on Sunday, January 7, 2024 from 3:00 P.M. until the start of service.