Allan "Cap" Hillboldt


Allan "Cap" Hillboldt, 90, of Millheim, Texas, passed away Tuesday, May, 15, 2018. Cap was born Aug. 2, 1927 in Millheim, Texas, to Dora and Walter Hillboldt. He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Maxine Hillboldt, siblings, Leroy (Mildred) Hillboldt, Irene (Clarence) Himly, Bernice (Norris) Campbell and step mother Lydia Hillboldt. He is survived by his son, Allan Hillboldt Jr., daughter Anna Smith and husband Benjamin and grandchildren Louis and Clark, all of Austin. Cap was born and raised on the land he ranched for many years.

He and his brother Leroy ran a successful cattle operation.

He was a member of Millheim Harmonie Hall, Cat Spring Agricultural Society and served as a director for both the Austin County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Austin County Fair.

Cap enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially hosting parties at the Hillboldt family camp house and annual hunts with the Hillboldt Hunting Club.

He was a true character and many loved listening to the stories he had to tell. A reception to remember Cap will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 2:00 to 5:00pm at Millheim Harmonie Hall in Millheim, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center:

Knesek Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements, 842 E. Main St. Bellville TX 77418, 979-865-3121. Visit our web site to sign the guest book at


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