HINDERS, Thiel R. 1919-1986
HINDERS, HUISMAN, BEENKEN
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Date: 11/19/2016 at 15:26:20
Services Held Wednesday For Bob Hinders
Thiel R. (Bob) Hinders of Grundy Center passed away Monday, November 3, at the Covenant Medical Center-Schoitz in Waterloo, where he had been a patient since October 20. He attained the age of 67 years, five months and 18 days.
Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church, Grundy Center, on Wednesday, November 5, at 10:30 a.m. Pastor D. Ward Young officiated.
Merle Mamminga sang "One Day At A Time" and "How Great Thou Art." He was accompanied by Mrs. Jack Stumberg, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
The casket bearers were Daniel K. Cosman, Henry Ridder, Jr., Donald R. Storjohann, Dale Katzer, Joseph E. Beenken and Dennis Katzer.
The ushers were L. C. Pike and Donald Palmer. Mrs. William Sievert and Mrs. Roger Peters were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery, Grundy Center.
Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.
Mr. Hinders was born on May 15, 1919, in Colfax township, Grundy county, the son of Wilhelmina Huisman and Tonjes Hinders, Sr.
He grew up in Grundy county and attended rural school. He served his country in the U.S. Army for 3 1/2 years during WWII, receiving the American Theater Ribbon, APT ribbon, Victory Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal, while serving as a sergeant.
After the service, he came back to Grundy county, and he was united in marriage to Clara Beenken on November 29, 1946, at her parents' farm near Holland. They lived all their married life in Grundy Center. He had worked for the Pioneer Seed Corn Company for about 14 years and the City of Grundy Center in the water treatment department for 23 years, retiring in May of 1984.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Grundy Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Clara of Grundy Center; one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry R. and Dianne L. Hinders of Marshalltown; one brother, Tony Hinders, Jr. of Grundy Center; two sisters, Mrs. Gus (Verda Mae) Cosman of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. James (Gladys Ann) Taft of Grundy Center; and by several nieces and nephews.
A memorial fund has been established.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home of Grundy Center was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 6 November 1986, pg 3
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