|Birth: ||Aug. 21, 1934|
|Death: ||Nov. 8, 2012|
Hastings resident Dean Lee Hinrichs, 78 passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 at his home. Dean was born August 21, 1934 to Reemt Renetius and Alena "Lena" (Rothfuss) Hinrichs on a farm near Glenvil, NE.
Dean was baptized at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Glenvil, NE. He grew up on a farm and graduated from the Glenvil (NE.) High School in 1951. He played basketball and they won the state championship in 1950 when he was a junior.
Dean farmed near Ayr, NE. and he sold Pioneer seed corn for about 20 years. He married Thelma (Griess) Coble on November 16, 1974. Together they blended a family of seven children. In 1977 they moved to Hastings, NE. and bought Hinrichs Gas and Car Wash, which they owned and worked until his death.
Dean was a member of the First St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Hastings, NE.
Dean is survived by: wife Thelma Hinrichs of Hastings, NE.; children, Geri Lynn Kurtz of Omaha, NE., Tamie Heil, of Hastings, NE., Jeff Hinrichs and wife Ronda of Hastings, NE., Flint Hinrichs of Weatherford, TX., Cathy Cafferty and husband Tom of Hastings, NE., Randy Coble and wife Joan of Hastings, NE. and Susie Digiorgio and husband Dave, of Inglewood, FL.; 18 Grandchildren; 30 Great Grandchildren; brother, Dale Hinrichs and wife Lois of Fairfield, NE.; sister, Caroline Schulz and husband Burdette of Hastings, NE.; sister-in-laws, Opal Hinrichs of Glenvil, NE., Janis Hinrichs of Glenvil, NE. and Edna Hinrichs of Hastings, NE. and a host of relatives and friends.
Dean was preceded in death by: parents, five brothers, one son-in-law, and one grandson.
Burial was in the Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, NE.
Reemt Renetius Hinrichs (1896 - 1963)
Alena Gerhardine Rothfuss Hinrichs (1899 - 1998)
Martin Rant Hinrichs (1918 - 1987)*
Dean Lee Hinrichs (1934 - 2012)
Created by: CPR
Record added: Nov 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100428589
Added: Nov. 9, 2012