Hilda was born and raised in the Dunnville/Lowbanks area, attended Niagara Christian Community of Schools from 1977-79, then E.L. Crossley Secondary School for the next 2 years. After high school, Hilda attended Columbia Bible Institute in British Columbia from 1981-82. Upon returning home, attended Niagara College and graduated in 1983 from the Office Administration program. Hilda married Paul in 1985, has three wonderful children; oldest daughter, Erin, married to Jesse Moore, and have a son, Bentley, second daughter, Holly graduated from Redeemer University, is married to Jared VanHuizen, and son, Steven, has graduated from Brock University with a degree in Kinesiology. Hilda has enjoyed filling the secretarial position at the Wainfleet BIC church since 1999.