Elmer J. Hinman
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Elmer J. Hinman, 92, of Newburgh, passed away, Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at Cypress Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born December 13, 1921 in Chandler.
He was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Chandler. Elmer was past Master of Masonic Lodge 174 in Newburgh. He was a WWII Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion Kapperman Post 44. Elmer was on the original Castle High School Building Committee and past Fire Chief of Chandler V.F.D. He retired from Sigeco after 25 years and worked as a field representative for Ingersol-Rand. He loved watching Colts and IU basketball games.
Elmer was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Marianne (Yani), in 2012; grandson, James Collins; great-granddaughter, Madison Hape; daughter-in-law, Pam (Hempfling) Hinman, son-in-law, Isaac H. Collins; brother: Jimmy; and his parents, Samuel and Opal Hinman.
He is survived by his daughter, Jerilyn Collins; son, Ed (Karen) Hinman; daughter, Lauren (Wendell) Lance; grandchildren, Kristen Collins, Michael and Amy Hinman, Leisa Hape, Heath and Craig Branch; 11 great-grandchildren; and brother, Leo (Billie Sue) Hinman.
The family would like to thank Bell Oaks and Cypress Grove for their care of Elmer.
Services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, officiated by Rev. Jessie Thornton, with burial at Greenwood Cemetery in Chandler. Friends may visit Friday, 3-8 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 3385 State Street, Chandler, IN 47610 or Riley Hospital for Children, 305 Meridian St, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.
Published in Courier Press on Dec. 27, 2013