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(August 15, 1938 – October 8, 2016)

Alden William Hines was called to his eternal rest on Saturday, October 8th at the age of 78. He was born on August 15, 1938 in Midland, MI to Emil and Minnie (Kleforth) Hines, both of whom have predeceased him.Alden is survived by his children; son, David (Debbie) of Bay City, daughter, Debra (Dale) Ensing of Auburn, sons, Daniel (Karen) of Bay City, Jeremy (Leslie) of Midland. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, Jennifer Pelech, Jason Hines, Jeremy Hines, Rebecca Krabble, Megan Hines, Parker Hines, Jonathon Hines, Emalynn Hines, Brandon Hines, Lauren Hines, Raven Foor and Skylar Ensing, and 4 great grandchildren, Evelynn Hines, Annabelle Hines, Priscilla Krabbe and Cheyenne Pelech. Alden was predeceased by his spouse, Nancy, son Dean Geoffrey, one half-brother, Marvin Bartelt, one half-sister, Dorothy Putnam. Per Alden?ÇÖs wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service for immediate family only will take place at a later date.Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Alzheimer?ÇÖs Foundation.On line condolences can be left at smithminer.com