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Amanda Jean Hinds-Rood

May 11, 2023 | 8 comments

Amanda Jean Hinds-Rood, 43, of Holmen, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at her home. She was born and later adopted on November 5, 1979 by James J. and Donna J. Hinds. She married Jeffery Rood in August 2006 in La Crosse and they later divorced. Amanda graduated from Onalaska High School and UW-La Crosse. She is survived by her father James Hinds (Mary Lou Peterson); brother Chris (Susan) Hinds and their children Noah, Aslin, Otto and Theodore, Aunt Jeri (Darrell) Varley; cousins Darren (Krista) Varley, Ryan Varley and his sons Mason and Reid Varley and mother Donna Hinds. Amanda was preceded in death by her grandparents Dorothy and John Hinds and Margaret Nolan. A private service will be held by her family. Coulee Region Cremation Group, Onalaska, is assisting the family.



  1. Amy Lockman (Ferries)

    I’m so sorry to hear about Mandy’s passing. She was a great friend in middle school and high school. Your family is in my prayers.

  2. Denny and Donna Gilbertson

    Mandy’s Family, we were so sorry to hear of your daughter’s and sisters death. We hope the wonderful memories of the past can help ease your pain. We share in your loss and are thinking of you all. With deepest sympathy, may you find comfort in family and friends. Thoughts and prayers.

    • Louise and Dick Wiedl

      It’s with a heavy heart and tears in my eyes as I read about the loss of dear sweet Mandy. My heart goes out to her family. Sending prayers and hugs to all of you. Louise and Dick Wiedl.

  3. Kasandra Riley

    I remember Mandy most as an amazing athlete, musician, and just such a genuinely sweet and kind friend throughout our years at OMS and OHS. Donna, Chris, and others who loved Mandy–I’m deeply sorry and saddened for your loss and cannot imagine what you are going through.

  4. Ryan Luecke

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Mandy and I worked together at the DQ for quite a few years and she was one of the kindest, most thoughtful people I’ve ever met.

  5. Marcie Rainbolt (Malszycki)

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Mandy was my classmate and I remember her as a talented musician and a kind and genuine person. Your family is in my prayers.

  6. Sara Gustafson

    I knew Mandy from band in middle & high school – such a kind person with a great smile. My prayers for your family.

  7. Kelly Duncan

    So sorry for your loss. We went to OHS together. It is sad to hear she is no longer with us.


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