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Otto Hineman

Otto Hineman, 104, of Rush County, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Rush Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Switz City on Sept. 26, 1909, a son of the late Mary F. (Quimby) and James H. Hineman.

He worked as a teacher, coach, farmer and principal, receiving his master’s degree from Ball State University in 1966.

He was a member of Milroy Christian Church and was a deacon emeritus.

He is survived by his daughters, Carolyn Martin of Greensburg and Kay Hineman of Rushville; sons, Harold (Janet) Hineman of Stafford, Va., and Mark (Maggie) Hineman of Middletown; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was married to Mable E. (Dierdorf) Hineman on Oct. 9, 1937. She preceded him in death March 24, 2003.

He also was preceded in death by brothers, Ralph, Carl and Harry Hineman; sisters, Henrietta Erzinger and Fae Erzinger; sons-in-law, Richard R. Martin and Don Horan; and granddaughter, Barb Horan.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Milroy Christian Church in Milroy, with the Rev. Ron Simbro officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be at Eastbrook Cemetery in Milroy.

Arrangements were entrusted to Burns Funeral Home in Milroy.

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