Malinda Mae Hinton

October 20, 2020 ~ November 15, 2020


Malinda Mae Hinton, age 88, of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away at 6:40 a.m. Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont, Illinois.

There will be a private family funeral service. A walk-through viewing will be open to the public from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in St. Peter, Illinois. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may go to Alzheimer’s Association, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, St. Peter’s Lutheran School, or the donor’s choice. 

Malinda was born on October 20, 1932 in Fayette County, Illinois, the daughter of Paul and Ella (Graumenz) Magnus. She married Orville Ray Hinton on August 12, 1951 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, which was the first wedding in the church after it was built. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Malinda enjoyed gardening, farming, taking care of her children, her animals, baking pies, making the noodles for family get togethers, and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her sons, Randy Hinton (wife Nancy) of St. Peter, Illinois and Aaron Hinton (wife Gwen) of St. Elmo, Illinois; daughters, Carol Mahon of Mason, Illinois, Marsha Paslay (husband Ralph) of Dow, Illinois, Vicky Hinton of Bethalto, Illinois, and Sandra Stuemke (husband Eugene) of Altamont, Illinois; brother, Hilmer Magnus (wife Ruth) of St. Peter, Illinois; sister, Deloris Ford (husband Darrell) of Tuscola, Illinois; sister-in-law, Esther Magnus of St. Peter, Illinois ;13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 2 great great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Ella Magnus; step-father, August Bergman; husband, Orville Hinton; son, Ronnie Hinton; brother, Lavern Magnus; sisters, Arlene Lee and Helen Magnus in infancy; brother-in-law, Charles Lee.

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November 18, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Peter's Lutheran Church
St. Peter
St. Peter, IL 62880

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