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Paul “Pete” Hinds


Paul E. “Pete” Hinds, 83, of Bronson, died Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Char Mac Assisted Living in Lawton.

Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 12 at Elliot Creek Presbyterian Church in Bronson, with the Rev. Cyndy Ripperger officiating.  Burial was in Floyd Township Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home in Sioux City.

Pete was born on April 27, 1933, in Anthon, Iowa, to Willie and Alice (McNear) Hinds. He married Arlene Lower on Nov. 26, 1952. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1953 to 1955.

Pete was a member of the V.F.W. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, parading with the ponies, restoring Model T’s, and building stock cars. He always had coffee for the guys at the shop.

The family would like to thank the VA Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD; Hospice of Siouxland; and Char-Mac for the excellent care they gave Pete.

Survivors include his daughters: Paula (Everett) Gunn, Michelle Leisey, and Pam (Tom) Dirks; his sons Roger Hinds and Craig (Lori) Hinds; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Chuck (Carol) Hinds; and a sister, Diane Sturgeon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Arlene; and a brother, Donald Hinds.

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