Dorothy KindstedtBaltimore nativeServices for Dorothy...


April 27, 1991

Dorothy Kindstedt

Baltimore native

Services for Dorothy Kindstedt, a native of Baltimore, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Warwick, R.I.

Mrs. Kindstedt, who was 72 and moved from Baltimore to Cranston, R.I., 40 years ago died Tuesday at a hospital in Providence, R.I., after a long illness.

The former Dorothy Schuh was a 1938 graduate of Eastern Eastern High School.

She is survived by her husband, Stanley O. Kindstedt; a daughter, Shirley Skelton of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; two sons, David L. Kindstedt of Cranston and Donald E. Kindstedt of Winston Salem, N.C.; a brother, the Rev. Warren Schuh of Drexel Hill, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mildred I. Smith

Howard businesswoman

Services for Mildred I. Smith, who had owned several businesses with her husband, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Glen Mar United Methodist Church, which she helped to start, at 8430 Glen Mar Road, Ellicott City.

Mrs. Smith, who was 84 and a resident of Ellicott City, died Wednesday at the Bon Secours Hospice of a brain tumor.

A former president of parent-teacher associations at the Ellicott City elementary and junior high schools and at the Howard High School, she also had been a president of the Soroptimist Club in Ellicott City in the late 1950s when it began promoting the restoration of the Ellicott City business district.

She and her husband, Morris G. Smith, a former City College teacher, owned a turkey farm and house-building business.

The former Mildred I. Dunbar was born in Centralia, Ill., and graduated from Eastern Illinois University. She taught in elementary schools in Illinois before she and her husband moved to the Baltimore area in 1930.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Smith is survived by three daughters, Dixie Miliner of Ellicott City, Shirley Adams of Columbia and Sharon Lawson of Havre de Grace; and seven grandchildren.

The family suggested contributions to the Glen Mar United Methodist Church or to the Hospice Services of Howard County.

Alfred A. Hemphill

Bendix engineer

Services for Alfred A. Hemphill, a retired principal engineer for the Bendix Radio Division and an expert on radio navigation equipment for aircraft, will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

Mr. Hemphill, who was 79 and lived on Oakleigh Road in Parkville, died Thursday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center after several strokes.

He joined Bendix in 1938 and worked at the Baltimore plant until he was transferred to the company's Fort Lauderdale, Fla., plant several years before his retirement in 1976. After retiring, he maintained homes in Parkville and in Pompano Beach, Fla.

He held dozens of patents, and in addition to working on navigational equipment, he devised instruments for testing. He was an adviser to airlines and other firms that used the equipment.

In 1939, he went to the Azores to help set up an early warning radar system for the United States.

Born in Pillager, Minn., and raised in Saginaw, Mich., he graduated with honors from the Chicago Technical College in 1938.

He had belonged to the Management Club at Bendix and the Mom and Pop Bowl

ing League, and had been an adult leader for the Boy Scouts in Parkville.

He built his family's first television set and fixed those of neighbors and friends.

His first wife, the former Harriet L. Clostermery, died in 1965. His second wife, the former Rose Graefen, died last Nov. 3.

He is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Slokan of Parkville; two sons, Larry L. Hemphill of Warrenton, Va., and James H. Hemphill of Fallston; two brothers, Marion and Arlo Hemphill, both of Saginaw; a sister, Esther Wilber of Saginaw; and seven PTC grandchildren.

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