Not a family member, but FYI to all interested.From Heritage Newspapers, (o/s of Detroit) Michigan.
HINDERER, NORMAN A.; of Chelsea, MI; age 90; passed away at his home on Thursday, November 12, 2009, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 22, 1918, in Sylvan Township, the son of Albert and Martha (Horning) Hinderer. On August 17, 1946, he married Betty L. Wahl at Zion Lutheran Church in Chelsea and she survives. Norman was a farmer his entire life and was a life-long member of Zion Lutheran Church, including time as a former church council board member and cemetery board member. After retirement he enjoyed working at Michigan Livestock in Manchester. Norman was a member of the Wolverine Euchre Club. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of the Gehrke Hunting club in Hubbard Lake since 1952 and president for 16 years. He was a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Chelsea Kiwanis Club in 1997 and was the 2007 Washtenaw County Farmer of the Year. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Marilyn (Ronald) Mast of Chelsea; five grandchildren, Steven (Krista) Hinderer, Jeffrey (Kate) Hinderer, Susan Hinderer, Michelle (Kirk) Hedding and Jason (Deborah) Mast; six great grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Marilyn Hinderer of Caro; three sisters-in-law, Irene Kennedy of Manchester, Virginia Hinderer of Chelsea and Marjorie (James) Clark of Grass Lake; and one brother-in-law, Clare (Jenny) Wahl of Grass Lake. He was preceded in death by his son, Donald Hinderer; his brother, Loren Hinderer; and his brother-in-law, Douglas Kennedy. Funeral Services were held Monday, November 16, 2009, at 11 a.m. from Zion Lutheran Church in Chelsea with Pastor Doris Sparks officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery. The family received friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home on both Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the church or the Arbor Hospice Foundation.