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Arthur "Dale" Hyndman

December 28, 1934 ~ March 14, 2021 (age 86)


Arthur "Dale" Hyndman, 86, of Churubusco, passed away on March 14, 2021, at Parkview Whitley Hospital. 

Born in Allen County, on December 28, 1934, to the late Roscoe and Hannah (Felger) Hyndman.  He spent his formative years at Blue Lake, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1955.

After high school he served in the United States Navy Reserve for several years.
Dale was married to Joan Herron in Angola, on February 11, 1956. 

He worked at Harvester, then Navistar for thirty years, and Salesman & Sons Trucking for seven years.

Dale was an avid blue gill fisherman. For five years the couple wintered in Florida where he was able to walk out to his pier and fish. 

Dale is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joan Hyndman; three children, Mary Alice (Banner) Moorehouse, Teresa (Mark) Bonar and Michael (Kari) Hyndman; a sister, Dorothy Salesman; a brother, Donald Hyndman; seven grandchildren, Travis, Kyle and Bryant (Ashley) Moorehouse, Logan (Natalie) Bonar and Tyler (Kaitlyn Ness) Bonar, Jacob (Erin) Hyndman and Katie (Buzz) Caffee; seven great-grandchildren, Dylan, Devin & Ellie Moorehouse, Easton and Kenzie Bonar, Ainsley and Barrett Caffee.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Hyndman; a grandson, Jared Hyndman.

Private Family Services will take place at St. John's Lutheran Church-Lake Township.
The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, from  4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Burial taking place at Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco.

Memorials to St. John's Lutheran at Lake Township or the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

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Public Viewing
March 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Private Services
March 18, 2021

St. John's Lutheran Church--Lake Twp.
7914 West Cook Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46818

Interment following funeral service
March 18, 2021

Eel River Cemetery
11022 Carroll Rd
Churubusco, IN 46723


St. John's Lutheran Church--Lake Twp.
7914 West Cook Road, Fort Wayne IN 46818
Tel: 1-260-489-5031

Healthy Rivers Initiative
402 W. Washington St. W273, Indianapolis IN 46204
Tel: 1-317-234-8101

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