Stephen Robert Hindman, 60, of Baker City died August 19, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City from complications of Pneumonia. No services are planned at this time.\n\nHe was born September 4, 1954 in Baker City to Donald Albert Hindman and Ida Catherine (Gerry) Hindman. The family lived in Durkee but moved to LaGrande when he was a baby. He attended grade school and high school there.\n\nAs a teen, Steve studied in Europe one summer with his cousin, Cathy Hindman Reiter and other LaGrande High School students. He had a wonderful experience on a cruise ship visiting Greece, Turkey, Romania and Russia, while the Iron Curtain was still up.\n\nAfter high school, Steve moved to Portland for a short time. He then returned to Durkee where he enjoyed the rest of his life. He was proud of his knowledge of family history and gathered photographs from ancestors to distribute to family members.\n\nIn 1973 Steve briefly visited his sister, Judy in New York City. In 1975 he had an exciting experience riding with the Bicentennial Wagon Train for two weeks although they encountered rough winds during most of the ride. The wagon train was in route to Valley Forge, PA.\n\nSteve loved music, dancing and clocks, collecting an assortment of them during his lifetime. He was loved by everyone and had a kind, gentle spirit and a quick wit. He was a loving brother who was loyal to his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Everyone will remember his laughter and smiling face.\n\nSteve is survived by his brother Jack and wife Mercy, sisters, Sue and husband Elwood Wirth, Patty Hindman, Judy and husband Chuck VanDyke, Toni and husband Joe Alford, his Aunt Pat (Gerry) Coleman and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.\n\nHe was preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Bloomer.