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Louise M. Hindelang

Died: Sunday, October 05, 2003
Louise M. Hindelang, 88, died on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003.

Mrs. Hindelang attended St. David Grade School and High School in Detroit.

She worked as a bookkeeper at Detroit City Ice Co. She was active in the altar society, parish council and parent-teacher organizations at St. Juliana Church, and she served as a leader for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Bluebirds and Campfire Girls. She volunteered for the March of Dimes, the Marist Mothers of Seminarians, the Third Order of Mary, Meals on Wheels, and charitable collections of food and clothing for an inner-city family.

Mrs. Hindelang enjoyed traveling with her husband and their family, and found time for Arthur Murray dance lessons, Dale Carnegie leadership courses and square dancing.

She later moved to Queen of Peace Parish in Harper Woods, where she became active as Eucharistic minister, parish council member and volunteer driver. Mrs. Hindelang was involved for several years in the Detroit Adult Literacy program at Dominican High School and organized an inter-generational tutoring program at Queen of Peace Grade School.

She is survived by her sons, Ronald J. (Jean Marchant) Hindelang, Thomas J. (Christine Kydd) Hindelang, Robert L. (Paula) Hindelang, and the Rev. Joseph C. Hindelang, S.M.; her daughters, Mary L. (Mark Silver) Hindelang and Ann T. (James) Noble; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, John L. Jr.; her son, Michael; and her brothers, Elmer C. Van Tiem, George A. Van Tiem, Alvin Van Tiem and Donald M. Van Tiem.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 10, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Chas. Verheyden Inc. in Grosse Pointe Park, with prayers at 7 p.m.

Instate Saturday, Oct. 11, at 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10 a.m., at Our Lady Queen of Peace in Harper Woods.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marist Fathers Seminarian Fund, 1300 Giddings, Pontiac, MI 48340.
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