Elva Hindman, age 91 of New Underwood, SD, formerly of Wall, died July 27, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Center in New Underwood.
Closed casket visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31, at the Rush Funeral Chapel in Wall.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, at the United Methodist Church in Wall with Pastor Sheri Fadley officiating.
Music will be provided by Dorothy Shearer, pianist, and Ryan Richards, vocalist. Eulogy will be given by Joe Crawford.
Ushers will be Kate Crawford Jameson, Julie Hindman Seshser, Kathy Hindman Lindsley, Brigit Hindman and Cortney Hindman. Pallbearers will be Luke Crawford, Mitch Crawford, Joseph Hindman, Frank Hindman, Zach Hindman, Jody Eulitt, Cole Hindman, Clay Hindman, Wayne Hindman, Quinn Hindman and Ben Hindman, and all family and friends.
Interment will be in the Wall Cemetery.
Elva Moler was born April 6, 1918, on her parents' homestead north of Wall, SD, the daughter of John and Minnie (Hubby) Moler. She grew up on the homestead and graduated from Wall High School.
She was united in marriage to Frank Hindman on May 29, 1937, at Huron, SD. They made their home in Huron until moving to Wall in the early 1940s.
When Frank went off to serve in the U.S. Army, Elva and her children moved on to the homestead where she helped her parents. After her husband returned from the service they made their home in Wall.
Elva worked in the bakery department at the Wall Drug Store until the time of her retirement.
After her husband Frank's death on January 19, 1987, she continued to make her home in Wall until moving to the Good Samaritan Center in New Underwood in 2002.
Elva was a member of the Wall United Methodist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary.
Grateful for having shared her life include four sons, John Hindman of Belle Fourche, Troy Hindman and his wife, Ella, of Kadoka, Mark Hindman and his wife, Laurie, of Wall, and Cliff Hindman and his wife, Mandy, of Sioux City, IA; two daughters, Ardie Ann Crawford and her husband, Joe, of Rapid City, and Terry Lynn Jones and her husband, Jim, of Miami, OK; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband Frank, Elva was preceded in death by one son, Gerald Lee "Jake" Hindman; four brothers, Loyal Moler, William Moler, Alvin Moler and Delos Moler; three sisters, Carrie Kitterman, Lila "Tony" Trask and Dorothy Kitterman; daughter-in-law, Marlys Hindman; son-in-law, Ray Eulitt; and a great-grandson, Baby Garrett Eulitt as an infant.
A memorial has been established.
Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Wall.
Online guestbook available at www.rushfuneralhome.com