Vernon Guy Hinshaw

                                           ┌── Frank W. Hinshaw
                                           │    1875-1968 
                      ┌── Guy E. Hinshaw ──┤
                      │    1907-1982       │
                      │                    └── Grace J. Gildersleeve
                      │                         1879-1957 
Vernon Guy Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1929               │                    ┌── John Lohr
D: 2015               │                    │
                      └── Marie E. Lohr ───┤
                           1909-1997       │
                                           └── Clara (Lohr)
M: Darlene Sheppelman
   ├── Kevin Lee Hinshaw (1960-) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Kerry Lynn Hinshaw (1960-2016) 1,2,5
   └── Kalin Lewis Hinshaw (1971-) 1,2,4,5

Vernon Guy Hinshaw     [ID 01751] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 14 1929, Hudson, McLean County, Illinois.6,7,8,9  

He married Darlene Sheppelman, Oct 22 1950, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois.1,7  Darlene was born Dec 12 1932.9  

Vernon Guy Hinshaw died Jan 30 2015, El Paso Health Care Center, El Paso, Woodford County, Illinois; age 85.7,8  

Vernon's obituary was published in "The Pantagraph" (Bloomington, Illinois) on Sunday, February 1, 2015:7

HUDSON -- Vernon G. Hinshaw, 85, of Hudson, passed away at 9:18 a.m. Friday (Jan. 30, 2015) at El Paso Health Care Center.  

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hudson United Methodist Church with the Revs. Scott Carnes and Steven Smith officiating.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington.  

Interment will be at Hudson Township Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Hudson United Methodist Church.  

Vernon was born March 14, 1929, in Hudson, a son of Guy E. and Marie Lohr Hinshaw.  He married Darlene Sheppelman on Oct. 22, 1950, in Bloomington.  She survives.  

Also surviving are three sons, Kevin L. (Coreen) Hinshaw and Kerry L. Hinshaw, all of Hudson; and Kalin L. (Jennifer) Hinshaw, Byron; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter; and a stepbrother, Gary Hinshaw.  

Vernon was born and raised in Hudson, living there his whole life.  He was a home builder for more than 50 years, well known for his detailed work.  He was a former owner of several businesses in Hudson and was a member of the McLean County Home Builders Association.  Vernon was also a licensed pilot; he enjoyed flying.  

Condolences may be left for the family at

(photo)Photo: Vernon Guy Hinshaw 1943 freshman yearbook photo, Normal Community High School, Normal, Illinois 10

(photo)Photo: Vernon Guy Hinshaw 1943 Aviation Club, Normal Community High School, Normal, Illinois 10

(photo)Photo: Vernon Guy Hinshaw 1946 yearbook photo, Normal Community High School, Normal, Illinois 7,10

(photo)Photo: Vernon Guy Hinshaw 7


  1. Family lineage contributed by Peggy Joan (Peak) Hinshaw
  2. Vernon Guy Hinshaw obituary.
  3. Contribution from Kevin Lee Hinshaw.
  4. U.S. Public Records Index;
  5. Kerry Lynn Hinshaw obituary.
  6. 1940 census, Hudson Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll T627-842, ED 57-60, page 4A, line #36, household #66.
  7. Obituary of Vernon G. Hinshaw; "The Pantagraph", Feb 1 2015:!/Obituary.
  9. U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1;
  10. U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012;

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