Hilda H. Hinshaw 97, of Frankfort, died at 3:03 am May 27, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born April 7, 1918 in Anderson, IN to Harry Lester & Emma (Stires) Havens. She married Ralph C. Hinshaw on April 3, 1942 in Savannah, GA and he preceded her in death on November 22, 1999. Mrs. Hinshaw was a 1936 graduate of Elwood High School and in 1940 received her BS degree in Education from Ball State University. She taught school in Potomac, IL and Hammond, IN. Following WWII, Hilda and Ralph moved to Frankfort in 1947, where they started Hinshaw Roofing. She was secretary for Hinshaw Roofing for over 60 years. Hilda was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church and very active in the church. She was also a member of Tri Kappa Sorority, Bridge Club and enjoyed many civic activities.
Visitation and Services
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 30th at 3 p.m. in the Wesley Manor Chapel, 1555 N. Main St., Frankfort, IN with visitation from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service. Memorial donations can be made in Hilda’s name to the St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Frankfort, IN. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort, IN.
3 Sons: John (Debbie) Hinshaw of Frankfort, Thomas (Sandi) Hinshaw of Columbus, David (Mary) Hinshaw of Hammond, 2 Sisters: Nancy Johnson of Munster, Dorothy (Frank) Thomas of Beaumont, TX, 6 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren.
2 sisters, June Sergeant and Jane Hoover.