Russell C. Shindorf (1935-2013)

OBIT - RUSSELL SHINDORFRussell C. Shindorf, age 78, of Delta, passed away early Thursday morning, September 5, 2013 at the University of Toledo Medical Center.  He was born in Flint, MI on March 28, 1935 to the late Carl Shindorf and Helen (Bouchard) Shindorf.  Russell graduated from St. Michael’s High School in Pontiac, MI; where he played football, track and basketball.  He worked for over 30 years in maintenance with the Pike Delta York School System.  One of his fondest hobbies was fishing, especially in Coldwater, MI chain of lakes.  He also was an avid Michigan wolverine fan, but most of all enjoyed watching his grandchildren participate in their various school sports.  Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Mike (Holly) Shindorf, Rip Shindorf, Terry (Melissa) Shindorf and foster-son, Wes (Roseann) Granger all of Delta; sister, Helene (Eldon) Showen of Gladwin, MI; grandchildren, Addy (Christie) Shindorf, Whitney, Taylor, Mackenzie, Trevor (Tess), Trenton, Madison, Zach, Autum, Haley and Zane Shindorf, Andria (Chad) Muntz and Adam Granger; great grandchildren, Mckenna, Abigail and Camden; niece, Helena (Chuck) Mitchell of Dewitt, MI and many loving friends.  In honoring Russell’s wishes, there will be a celebration of his life with a public reception and time for visiting at the Delta Fraternal Order of Eagles, 304 Main St., Delta, Ohio 43515 from 2:00 PM -6:00 PM on Sunday, September 8, 2013.  In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the Delta Fraternal Order of Eagles in his memory.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Barnes Funeral Chapel in Delta, Ohio.  Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at

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