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Kermit Hinshaw

Richland, Iowa

Kermit L. Hinshaw

Kermit Leon Hinshaw, 95, of Richland, Iowa, died Tuesday, November 4th, at SunnyBrook Living Care Center, Fairfield, Iowa. He was born March 25, 1919, in Richland, Iowa, the son of Loren Levi and Gertrude Pearl (Shy) Hinshaw. Kermit married Janet Anne Trigg on October 5, 1941. The couple lived in Richland their entire married life.

Kermit was a World War II veteran of the European Theatre. He was a farmer and businessman. He also raised and raced Standardbred horses including Jodevin, the 1976 National Two-Year-Trotter of the Year.

Kermit is survived by his son, John and wife Reka of Ankeny, IA; Emily Emonin and husband John of Marion, IA; Korwin and wife Judi of Fairfield and Sallie Hayes and husband Terry of Fairfield, IA; seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Janet Anne (Trigg); brothers, Loren Keith and Kevin Dean

Services for Kermit L. Hinshaw will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 8, 2014, at Woolson Friends Church, Richland, Iowa with Rev. Frosty Van Voorst officiating. Visitation be at 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 7, 2014, at Woolson Friends Church with family present from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Richland Friends Cemetery, Richland, Iowa. Memorials have been established to the Woolson Friends Church, Richland Friends Cemetery and the Christian Harness Horse Association and may be left at the church or mailed to the family at 1104 Wedgewood Circle, Fairfield, IA 52556. Gould Funeral Home of Richland is assisting the family.



Published in Des Moines Register on Nov. 6, 2014
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