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Walter Frederick Hindahl Jr., 92, passed away Dec. 16, 2017, at Amber Manor nursing facility in Petersburg. He was born Aug. 5, 1925, in San Jose, Illinois, to Walter F. Hindahl Sr. and Zelma (Scott) Hindahl.
Walter was retired from Midwestern Gas Transmission, where he worked for almost 40 years. He was a longtime member of the Petersburg First United Methodist Church. He was a member of the choir and served in the past as lay leader. He also distributed tapes of the services to those who couldn't attend for almost 25 years. He was a member of the Lions Club and was past-president.
Walter is preceded in death by Dorothy (Schulz) Hindahl, his wife of 54 years. He is also preceded in death by his father, Walter F. Hindahl Sr.; mother Zelma (Scott) Hindahl; brothers John, Joseph and Richard. He is survived by his four sons, Gregory of Oldsmar, Florida, Bradley of Duluth, Georgia, Jeffrey of Owensboro, Kentucky, and Phillip of Lutz, Florida. He is also survived by granddaughters Cortney (Hindahl) Sviggum, Kiersten (Hindahl) Levell, Kaylyn (Hindahl) Ketchum, Miranda Hindahl; and grandson Oliver Hindahl.
Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 22, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST. The funeral will be held Saturday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m. at Petersburg First United Methodist Church, with burial immediately to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Petersburg.
Published on December 18, 2017
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