O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
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William D. "Bill" Kindt

Mr. William D. “Bill” Kindt, 66 of 140 West Avenue, Salamanca New York died unexpectedly Thursday morning, April 19, 2007 at the Bradford Reginal Medical Center, Bradford, PA

Born December 16, 1940 in Winner, SD , he was the son of the late William and Beulah Estes Kindt. He was married on February 7, 1964 in Winner, SD to the former Brenda Jimerson who survives.

Mr. Kindt was employed by Always Trucking, Fredonia, NY, Zumstein & Schneider Trucking . He managed Seneca Nation One Stop, Crowley Machine Shop, !McClure’s Tire Shop, a manager at Luminite and a manager of Seneca Hawk. He was also employed by the Seneca Nation of Indians Allegany Indian Reservation Health Center as an Alcohol Abuse Counselor and Alcoholics Anonymous Sponsor.

Bill dedicated his life to helping others in both his professional and personal life. He worked as a volunteer fireman and ambulance crew member for Hot Springs, South Dakota, Allegany Indian Reservation Volunteer Fire Department, Salamanca City Ambulance as an EMT III. He was a First Aid & CPR Instructor for the American Red Cross for many years.

He was an enrolled member of the Rose Bud Sioux Tribe and the AIRVFD where he had served as 1st Assistant Chief, Treasurer and Ambulance Captain.

Surviving besides his wife of 43 years are: 7 children, Connie Greene, Killbuck, New York, Leon, (Mona) Kindt, Jamestown, New York, Wesley Kindt, Erie, Pa., Dawn (Scott) Kindt, 140 West Avenue, Salamanca, New York, Annette (Darren Boon) Kindt, Front Avenue, Salamanca, New York, Edward Kindt, Sonyea, New York, Charles Greene, Steamburg, New York; 12 grandchildren, Alexandria Kindt, Isaac Boon, William Boon,all of Front Avenue, Salamanca, New York, Brittany Kindt, Josh Koleta, Jayden Storey, all of 140 West Avenue, Salamanca, New York,David Greene,Killbuck, NY, Carlee Greene, Tande Greene, all of Killbuck, New York, Alicia Kindt,Edgemore, S.C., Kyler Crowe, Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, New York, Katie Kindt, Jimersontown, New York; many foster children as well as kinship, Traci (Chino) Milan, Ashville, New York, Jacki Crowe, Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, New York, Georgina Ariare ,Elizabeth Larvie, both of Jimersontown, New York; a sister, Shirley (Leston) Phipps, Portland, Oregon; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister Donna Norton in 2002.

Friends may call at the home of Annette Kindt, 827 Front Avenue, Salamanca, New York on Friday evening after 7:00 P.M., all day Saturday and Sunday.

Funeral services will be held on Monday morning at 10:00 A.M. in the Immanuel Missionary Church with Pastor Brandon Crouse officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Heights Cemetery,Jimersontown, New York.