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William L Hinshaw

August 1, 1936 ~ November 29, 2019 (age 83)

Obituary

William L. “Bill” Hinshaw, 83, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019, at his residence.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 6, 2019, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to The Huntington Society of America in memory of Bill’s son, Tim.

Survivors include his two daughters, Sandy (Marvin) Thompson and Linda (Glenn) McClintic, both of Cedar Rapids; six grandchildren, Brian (Aja) Hinshaw of Fairfield, Amy (Paul) Sanders of Iowa City, Glenn (Sarah) McClintic of Cedar Rapids, Casie Thompson of Cedar Rapids, Jake (Amanda) Thompson of Cedar Rapids, and Emily McClintic of Cedar Rapids; three great-grandchildren, Jade and Cora Sanders and Alice Hinshaw; and his sister, Judy Cooper of Newton.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalie; son, Tim; parents, Bill and Jeanne Hinshaw; his brother, Mike; and an infant son, Donnie.

Bill was born August 1, 1936 in Kellogg, the son of Bill and Jeanne (Auten) Hinshaw. He graduated from Kellogg High School in 1955 and married Rosalie Stamper on January 28, 1956 at the Methodist Church in Newton.  He attended the University of Iowa and worked for Rockwell Collins as a Manufacturing Electrical Engineer in Cedar Rapids from 1960 until his retirement in 1992.  Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  He loved camping, boating, attending country music concerts, traveling the United States/World and building fine furniture for family and friends.  He especially enjoyed spending time in New York on Long Island visiting very good friends and exploring the entire state of New York and Florida with them.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 6, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory
1115 E. 19th St. N.
Newton, IA 50208-2539

Memorial Service
Friday
December 6, 2019

11:00 AM
Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory
1115 E. 19th St. N.
Newton, IA 50208-2539

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