On January 23rd, 2022 at the age of 84 years, our loving wife, mother, grand & great grandmother and dear friend EATHAL ZINA HILDRETH departed this earthly life for her eternal home while holding her eternal sweetheart's hand. Her memory will be honored and treasured by all of those who were lucky enough to have known her! Eathal's grand & great grandchildren loved to hear her stories about her humble upbringing, beginning with her birth on October 27th, 1937 to Ira and Grace (Burton) Waters in Idaho Falls, Idaho to meeting and marrying her sweetheart Barton Edward Hildreth on December 28, 1957 and all of her many adventures of being a mother to four lively, active boys Blaine, Brian, Brad & Ben and her precious daughter Brenda. Eathal loved her family with an extreme passion and was very dedicated to her faith and membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is survived by her eternal sweetheart, Barton (Ed) Hildreth, her four sons and daughters in law, Blaine & Larene (Nelson) Hildreth, Brian & Lisa (Troglia) Hildreth, Brad & Kimberly (Lambert) Hildreth and Ben Hildreth, 17 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren, "brother cousin" HJ Pieper, half brothers and sisters Mary Josephine Waters, Ira Duane Waters, Esther Dolores (Waters) Brewer, Erven Morris Waters and Dennis Lynn Waters, and many extended family members who she remained in contact with as best as possible. Loved ones who have preceded her death include her parents, her brother Reuben Waters, her precious daughter Brenda Sue, her very special uncle Clarence Burton, her "sister cousins" Zina Lou & Irene (Pieper) McArthur and so many cherished extended family members and close friends. Services will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 93 State Hwy 91 S, Dillon, MT with Viewing at 10-10:45AM & Memorial Service at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 29.