Otto Hineman, 104, of Rush County, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, at Rush Memorial Hospitial.
Otto 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 in 1966. He was a member of Milroy Christian Church and served as a Deacon Emeritus.
He married Mable E. Dierdorf Oct. 9, 1937 and she preceded him in death on March 24, 2003.
He is survived by: daughters Carolyn Martin, of Greensburg, Kay Hineman, of Rushville; sons Harold (Janet) Hineman, of Stafford, Va., Mark (Maggie) Hineman, of Middletown; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by brothers Ralph, Carl and Harry Hineman; sisters Henrietta and Fae Erzinger; son-in-law Richard R. Martin and granddaughter Barb (Don) Horan.
A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Milroy Christian Church. The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Milroy Christian Church, with Rev. Ron Simbro officiating. Burial will follow in Eastbrook Cemetery in Milroy.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burns Funeral Home.