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promoter , writer

Louise Marie Devendorf, American promoter, writer. Recipient award International Society Poets, 1996; elected to International Poetry Hall of Fame, 1997.

Background

Devendorf, Louise Marie was born on April 5, 1939 in LeRoy, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Louis George and Lucille Mariam (Dean) Hinkley.

Education

Graduated from high school, 1957.

Career

Underwriter assistant Michigan Mutual Liability, Grand Rapids, 1957-1963. Dance instructor Arthur Murray Studio, 1959-1961. Inspector Wolverine Worldwide, Big Rapids, Michigan, 1965-1985.

Office manager Advertising Associates, Grand Rapids, 1985-1989. Free-lance writer and promoter Reed City, Michigan, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Some Nostalgia Pertaining to Pearls, 1995, (poetry) War in Haiti, 1996.

Membership

Member City Council, Reed City, since 1988. Member ex officio Library. Board, Reed City, since 1992.

Board directors Osceola Cares, Osceola County, since 1993, president. Active Phone Tree, Reed City, since 1995. Musician Furniture City Orchestra, 1957-1959.

President Senior Adult Ministries Church of the Nazarene, since 1999.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, playing music, helping people.

Connections

Married Richard George Devendorf, August 10, 1974. 1 child, Laurie Anne Jarboe.

father:
Louis George Hinkley

mother:
Lucille Mariam (Dean) Hinkley

spouse:
Richard George Devendorf

child:
Laurie Anne Jarboe Devendorf