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Herman "Kerm" Hinshaw

January 31, 1941 ~ March 23, 2022 (age 81)


Herman K. Hinshaw (Kerm) passed away on March 23, 2022.  He was born in Hamilton County, Indiana, on January 31, 1941, a birthright member of the Quaker Church.

He graduated from Westfield Indiana High School in 1959 and served in the United States Air Force as an analyst in Air Force Intelligence 1959 to 1963.  He spent most of his working life with the airlines, starting with TWA in 1963 and retiring from Airborne Express/DHL Airways in 2006.  He lived many years in Texas, Arizona and California.  He was a member of the American Legion 145 and Teamsters Local 135.  He was a long-time member of the Single Action Shooting Society (alias Dustin Mildewe) and for many years a NRA certified pistol instructor.

He is survived by wife, Carol L. Blake-Hinshaw; son, Greg (Betsy) of Noblesville; daughters, Lynette Mosbaugh (Steve) of Cicero, Holly Beady of Noblesville; sisters, Janet Miller (Ernie) of Dallas, Oregon, Becky Todd (John) of Fairland, IN.; brother, Ben Hinshaw (Jenny) of Plainfield; in-laws, Kathy Davis (Ivan); and nieces, Kris and Kate Davis of Danville, Edwina Poludniak (Dan) of Schererville; 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren at last count.

Services will be at 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022 in Baker Funeral Home, Danville, with visitation from 2:00 pm until the service begins.  Burial will be at 11:00 am on Friday, April 01, 2022 in the Marion National Cemetery with full military honors.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 5635 W 96th St Ste 100 Indianapolis, IN  46278.  


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March 31, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Baker Funeral Home
387 East Broadway Street
Danville, IN 46122

Funeral Service
March 31, 2022

4:00 PM
Baker Funeral Home
387 East Broadway Street
Danville, IN 46122

Graveside Service
April 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Marion National Cemetery


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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