KAHLERT, Hilda, 77, of Springfield, passed away September 11, 2019 at Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born September 4, 1942 in Klenak, Yugoslavia the daughter of Rakto and Anna (Mannes) Vranjes. Hilda worked as a nurse's assistant all her life and spent most of her career at Mercy St. John's Center. Survivors include her husband of 48 years, George Kahlert; two children and spouses, Thomas & Amy Kahlert, Enon and Eleina & Mike Foster, Springfield; five grandchildren, Emily, Bryan and Christopher Kahlert, and Madisen and Meghan Foster; one sister, Jasmine Cuellar. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Tommy and Robert Vranjes. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00pm on Monday at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior in the church from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.