Loretta Mae Waltz Hindes, a lifetime resident of Gloversville, New York, passed away on September 17, 2013, in Santa Maria, California, where she lived with her daughter and son-in-law. They were by her side, and she was in the prayers of those who could not be there with her.
Loretta was born on September 22, 1924, in Herkimer, New York. She was the daughter of the late Earl Waltz and Alice Hartnett.
Loretta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard R. Hindes; daughters, Diane Putman and Janice Dunham; and great-grandson, Jonathan Curtis. She is survived by her four daughters, Kathy (John) Andrest of California, Sheree (Chuck) St. Louis of New York, Sharon Warner of Idaho, and Lisa (Millard) Murray of New York; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Loretta's name to St. Andrews United Methodist Church at 3945 South Bradley Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455 where she was a member.