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Martha "Punk" Eloise (West) Hindsley

March 23, 1932 — May 11, 2020

Martha "Punk" Eloise Hindsley, 88, of La Porte, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at her home.

Martha was born on March 23, 1932 in Delfore, AR, to Cromwell and Nanette (Medley) West.

On April 15, 1954 in San Diego, CA, she married James, who preceded her in death in 2001.  Surviving Martha are her sisters, June (Gene) Collings of Elyria, OH, Bobbie Cole of Chesterton, and Iris Tillinghast of La Porte; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Myrtle, Gladys, Dorothy, Sarah "Soupie", Yvetta "Billie", and Martha's identical twin, Mary; and brother, Walter "Bud".

Martha worked in data entry for over 30 years at Whirlpool.  She enjoyed fishing, gardening, and knitting.  Martha owned and enjoyed a cabin in Washington Island, WI.

A private family Graveside Service will be held at Patton Cemetery with great-nephew, Brad Hindsley, officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Northwest Indiana Office, 130 Red Coach Dr., Mishawaka, IN 46545 or donor's choice.

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