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Dorothy Delores Hinton

June 25, 1924 - December 2, 2019
From: Spencer, IA
Dorothy Delores Hinton

Dorothy Delores Hinton

Born: June 25, 1924
Died: December 2, 2019
Age: 95

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Dorothy Delores Hinton, the daughter of Clarence and Vera (Blankenship) Waddell, was born June 25, 1924 in Woolstock, Iowa.  Her childhood years were spent in Hampton, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Hampton High School.

     Dorothy married Robert Hinton on February 22, 1947 in Hampton, Iowa.  After their marriage, they lived in the communities of Iowa Falls and Emmetsburg, Iowa until moving to Spencer, Iowa in 1959.  She worked as a nurses aide at Longhouse Residence in Spencer for 30 years.  She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.  She also enjoyed crocheting over the years. Dorothy and her husband, Robert enjoyed 70 years together before his death in 2017.

     She passed away at Northshire Residence in Spencer, Iowa on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the age of 95.  Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; one daughter, Linda Hinton; a sister, Arlene Meyer and a brother, Lyle Waddell.

      Left to cherish her memory are her children: Vickie (Richard) Radtke of Owattona, MN, Mark (Cindi) Hinton of Spencer, IA and Laurie (Dean) Gabhart of Sioux Center, IA; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M., Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.
Pastor Paul Frederiksen
Jesse Hinton
Joe Hinton
Chad Van Voorst
Jeff Gabhart
Sam Hinton
Tim Gabhart
Visitation will begin at 5:00 Wednesday, December 4th with the family present from 5 to 7:00 P.M., Wednesday Evening at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
"How Great Thou Art"

Union Cemetery
Iowa Falls, Iowa
3:00 P.M., Thursday, December 5th

A lunch and time of fellowship will be held at the Wesley Room at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer immediately following the services at the funeral home.


Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7:23 PM
“So sorry for your loss.”
- Heidi Newgard
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:39 PM
“Symphties for Vickie and family and the Hinton family Prayers are with all of you”
- Pat and Barb Lennon
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11:25 AM
“My deepest sympahties to the Hinton family
Mark and Cindi you are in my prayers XOXOXO”
- Rhonda Olson
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:33 AM
“Laurie and family, thinking of you at this sad time. ”
- susan wedel
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 8:50 AM
“Sorry to here of the passing of Dorothy, we are thinking of you and sending hugs and prayers
- Kent Ficken
Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:53 AM
“I have so many fond memories of Dorothy. She was one of the “fun Moms” growing up in Spencer, always laid back, understanding, and easy to talk to.
My sincere sympathies to her family and many friends. ”
- Ann Barnes Johannsen
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 10:06 AM
“My sincere sadness for the loss of your Mom Vicki. We are reminded again how soon those we love are taken from us. Wishing you Gods peace during this time. ”
- David chapman
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8:29 AM
“I am a member of the Hinton tribe and am honored to be accepted and loved since day one. I have had such a special bond with Bob and Dorothy I will treasure forever. They weren’t my in-laws they were my other set of parents. Thanks for the memories my family will treasure forever. Will miss you terribly rip. ”
- Cindi Hinton
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8:29 AM
“Our sincere condolences go out to you Vickie and Dick- your brother, sister, grandkids and families. We will keep you in our prayers. Safe travels to all.”
- Corky and Al Kolander
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 9:14 PM
“Dear Family,
I worked at Longhouse/ Northshire with Dorothy for several years. She was not only one of the best workers there
She was one of the Best Volunteers too. What a sweet sweet lady.. she will be missed..RIP MY FRIEND!”
- Jackie Mann
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 9:14 PM
“Treasured memories of this kind and generous 2nd mom, to me. She will forever hold a special place in my heart. Heartfelt sympathies to your family.”
- Karen Milton Dunlap
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 9:14 PM
“So very sorry for your loss, Hinton Family.”
- Margaret and Mel Molitor
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 9:14 PM
“Mark, Cindi, and family. I’m so sorry to hear about Dorothy’s passing. She was a very nice person. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.”
- Mary Morine
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:30 PM
“To all of the Hinton family...I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Dorothy was one of the nicest and most easy-going people that I have ever known. I've enjoyed knowing her for over 50 years,and will always cherish the memories. ”
- Randy Huckfelt
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:50 AM
“Sorry for your loss .I worked with Dorothy at one time. She was a lot of fun and great to work with. Dorothy Brons”
- Dorothy Brons
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:50 AM
“My deepest sympathy.”
- Joan Wimmer11th
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