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Hindman, Harriett 1943-2012


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Harriett Hindman

Birth: May 29, 1943
Knoxville Marion County Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 2012
Scottsdale Maricopa County Arizona, USA

Harriett Hindman was born on Saturday; May 29, 1943 in Knoxville; Marion County, Iowa. She was the oldest of four daughters of: James and Mary (Beary) Hindman. Harriett spent her youth in the Pleasantville; Marion County, Iowa community and graduated from the Pleasantville High School in 1961. Harriett then attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City; Johnson County, Iowa and graduated in 1965 with a degree in Journalism. While at college, Harriett developed a lifelong passion for sports acting as the sports editor of the Daily Iowan, the campus newspaper. She was a voracious Iowa Hawkeye fan for life. After her graduation, Harriett was immediately hired by United Press International (UPI) in the Phoenix; Maricopa County, Arizona market. Harriett worked diligently for UPI for over 25 years. After her regular "day job" in Phoenix, Harriett acted as the team statistician for the Phoenix Suns basketball team, a role she fulfilled for 25 years. The last 19 years of her active career, Harriett was employed at KTAR Radio in Phoenix, her last title there was news editor. Harriett will be remembered as being very detailed and strived for perfection in her work. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Phoenix, Arizona and was affiliated with several press organizations. Saying she loved sports would be an understatement, as it encompassed her daily life.

Harriett was an active, "always on the go" type of women. She loved spending time with her family, particularly when she came home every summer to visit. Harriett was a wonderful hostess to people who came to visit her and always had something planned for the day. She will be missed by all whose lives she touched. Harriett Hindman, age: 69, succumbed to her battle with cancer on Saturday; August 11, 2012, at the Hospice of the Valley in Scottsdale; Maricopa County, Arizona.

Those left to mourn her passing are: Her mother: Mary Hindman of Pleasantville, Iowa; her sisters: Margaret Hindman of Pleasantville, and Jeanne (Dave) Staiert of Carroll; Carroll County, Iowa. Her nephew: Mike (Kara) Staiert of West Des Moines; Polk County, Iowa and her nieces: Sarah (Michael) Zovistoski of Mundelein; Lake County, Illinois; Kellie Staiert of Chicago; Cook County, Illinois; Kristen Staiert of Anita; Cass County, Iowa and Kate (Adam) Friedrichsen of Storm Lake; Buena Vista County, Iowa; her great nephew: Jaxon Zovistoski and her great nieces: Alivia, Emerson and Madden Zovistoski.

Harriett was preceded in death by her father: James Hindman and her sister: Joyce Hindman. May they rest in peace. May God bless her memory and give strength to those that mourn.

Visitation will be from: 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday; August 17, 2012 at the Williams Funeral Home, with a prayer vigil service at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday; August 18, 2012 at the Saint Anthony's Catholic Church in Knoxville, Iowa. Interment will be at the Graceland Cemetery also in Knoxville, Iowa. Memorial contributions in Harriett's honor may be made to the Hospice of the Valley in Scottsdale, Arizona. For condolences, please visit the funeral home's website at:
The Williams Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements and the care of the family.

Family links:
James Hindman (1915 - 1981)
Mary Loretta Beary Hindman (1915 - 2014)

Harriett Hindman (1943 - 2012)
Joyce Hindman (1950 - 2010)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial: Graceland Cemetery
Knoxville Marion County Iowa, USA

Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
Record added: Aug 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95582307 ~ Find A Grave.


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