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Bob Hinrichsen

October 1, 1937 January 13, 2014
Bob Hinrichsen
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Obituary for Bob Hinrichsen

Bob Hinrichsen of Ute, Iowa passed away peacefully Monday, January 13, 2014 at Eventide Nursing Home in Denison, Iowa following a lengthy illness. ξ Robert Lee Hinrichsen was born in Ute, Iowa October 1, 1937 son of Chris and Katherine Hinrichsen. ξHe grew up, lived, and worked in the Ute community his whole life. When young he worked on road construction. ξ In July 1965, Bob married Norma Kruse and worked for Gregerson Elevator. They had 2 sons, Michael and Robert. ξ Bob became owner and operator of "Bobs Feed Service" in Ute in 1975, where he sold Nutrena Feeds, Funks G Hybrid Seed and Pioneer Seed to the local farmers. ξIn 2009, he closed the business due to declining health. ξBob also drove school bus for the Charter Oak-Ute Community School District for many years. He was a lifelong member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Mapleton, Iowa.ξHe was also a member of the Ute Volunteer Fire Dept, the Ute Jaycees/Navajos, and a very active member of the Ute Chamber of Commerce. ξHe also served on the Ute Town Council. ξHis favorite hobbies were building and racing stock cars, drag racing, pick-up pulls and softball. ξ Those survivors left to celebrate his memory are his sons, Michael Hinrichsen and wife Laurel of St. Croix USVI and grand children Jesse and Morgan and Robert Hinrichsen and wife Jennifer of Glendale, AZ and grandchildren Jayson and Roberta, one brother Lloyd Hinrichsen and wife Loretta of Ute, many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. ξ Bob was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Benny and John; and sister, Freyda Schneekloth.

Service:

Saturday, January 25, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Armstrong Funeral Home Ute, Iowa



Visitation:

Friday, January 24, 2014 5:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 One hour prior to the service

Armstrong Funeral Home Ute, Iowa

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