Henry Joesph Hinker Obituary
HENRY J. HINKER Henry Joseph Hinker was uuiuj'-" Dec. 2a', 1871, in Festina, la., to and Mrs. Gerhard Hinker. The family moved to Dakota Territory in 1882 and settled on a homestead near Forestburg and Woonsocket. Mr. Hinker married Mary Lenort on Oct. 29, 1901, at Wells, Minn., where Mary Lenort on Oct. 29, 1901. at Wells. Alnn., where the couple lived until 1906. The couple then went to Minneapolis, Minn., and in 1907 moved to Woonsocket, where they resided until 1919. The couple moved to Wells and then to Mitchell in >922. They established a permanent residence here in Mitchell. Mr. Hinker worked for the Mil- i . waukee Railroad until his retire- ment in 1938. He died Dec. a Mitchell hospital. Survivors include his widow, a son, Edward, Huron; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren, a brother Tony, Watauga; two sisters, Mrs. Kute Hein, Storla, and Mrs. Mary Sauter, Los Angeles, Calif. A daughter, Catherine preceded him in death in 1937. Also preceding him were brothers, Joe, George and John and a sister Mrs. Irve Starr. Mr. Hinker was a member of the 15 in! Holy Family Catholic Church. He| belonged to the Brotherhood of Maintenence of Way Employees. Funeral services were held at the Holy Family Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 18 with the Rev. Richard Mahowald officiating. Pallbearers were Sels Johnson, Don Graff, John Whalen, all of Mitchell, Albert J. Hinker, Chamberlain, and Ray and Lloyd Hinker of Woonsocket. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under „ , the direction of the H. Noble and Son Funeral Home.