Lula Mae Hinderscheit, 91, of rural Sheyenne, ND, passed away early Saturday morning, March 24, 2018, at the Lakota Good Samaritan Home, Lakota, ND.
Lula Mae Hinderscheit, 91, of rural Sheyenne, ND, passed away early Saturday morning, March 24, 2018, at the Lakota Good Samaritan Home, Lakota, ND. Mass of Christian Burial for Lula Mae will be held on Wednesday, March 28 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake, ND, with Father Charles Leute, OP celebrating the Mass. Lula Mae will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. Gathering of family and friends will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Tuesday, March 27 from 5 until 7:30 p.m. with a Rosary and Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m. No viewing prior to the funeral Mass. Lula Mae, daughter of Carl August and Mathilda (Onstad) Johnson was born on May 10, 1926, at Doyon, ND. She grew up in the Lake Region area and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy. Before the war, Lula Mae met her beloved Henry “Hank” Hinderscheit and after several years of long distance communication (writing letters to each other during the war) they were united in marriage on Feb. 28, 1946, at St. Michael, ND. They lived and worked several places in Benson County, including the Mission Ranch at St. Michael until they made Spook Ranch, near the beautiful Wood Lake area their home for their entire life. They ranched side-by-side for over 60 years and Lula Mae continued to contribute to the ranching operation as much as possible even after Hank’s death on June 21, 2013. Lula Mae would proudly state many times, “Henry and I raised cattle and four great kids.” Lula Mae was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Fort Totten and the Sheyenne VFW Auxiliary. As members of the Eagles Lodge, they loved to go dancing every Saturday night and spend time with family and dear friends. Lula Mae had a soft spot for animals, especially dogs, she loved helping with chores and baking favorite recipes for children and grandchildren. Lula Mae was a devoted wife and mother, so very proud of her children. She will be truly missed, loved always and never forgotten. Lula Mae is survived by her children, Tom and his wife, Paulette Hinderscheit, Hot Springs, SD, LuAnn Hinderscheit and Lori Hinderscheit both of Devils Lake and Todd Hinderscheit, Wood Lake; grandchildren, Chad (Carrie) Hinderscheit, Codi Nincehelser and Carie (Coleman) Flaherty; eight great-grandchildren, Hannah, Allyson, Kurk, Ivy and Conrad, Chase, Jackson and Kellen; sister-in-law, Doris Kirsch, Circle Pines, MN; many nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry; son, Richard Allen; brothers, Carl, William and Miles Hinderscheit; sisters, Annie Murray, Myrtle Weed, Lillie Thelen, Edna Walgren, Denelda Parris and Velma Dahl-Childers. Casket Bearers for Lula Mae will be Laudi Griffin, Glenn Wallace, Todd Kraft, Eugene LaMotte Jr., Dennis Kurtz and Rodney Smith. Gift Bearers will be Cari, Jackson and Kellen Flaherty and reading Scripture will be Paulette Hinderscheit with music provided by Jodi Kurtz.