Obit: Hinker, Edward B. (1887 - 1949)

 

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Surnames: HINKER, SMITH, EINCH, GRAP, RAUSCH, PITCENBERGER, KOTA, PAVOLEC, LARSON

 


----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection


MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 8/ /1949


ED HINKER DIES SUNDAY


GREENWOOD MAN TO BE BURIED WEDNESDAY


Greenwood--Edward B. Hinker, 61, Greenwood, Clark County, who had been in poor health the past three years due to a heart ailment, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 1949, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where he had been admitted July 13.


The Requiem High Mass will be read Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Rev. J. J. Novak officiating. Interment will be made in St. Mary's Cemetery.


The body is lying in state at the Schiller Funeral Home, where the general rosary service will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. to be followed immediately by the Holy Name Society rosary service.


Mr. Hinker, son of the late John and Zita (Smith) Hinker, was born in Fesina, Iowa, Dec. 8, 1887, and was married there Sept. 6, 1910 to Frances E. Einch.


After their marriage, the Hinkers lived in Iowa until 1913, when they came to Greenwood and settled on a farm 1 miles east of Greenwood, now occupied by their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Hinker. The Edward Hinkers had been residents of the City of Greenwood since their retirement 12 years ago.


Surviving besides his widow are three sons, Sylvester, Greenwood, and Marcellus and Cletus, both of Chicago a daughter, Mrs. Franklin (Edna) Grap, Madison 10 grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. William Rausch, Fort Atkinson Mrs. Phil Pitcenberger, Rockwell, Iowa Mrs. Mary Kota, Mason City, Iowa Mrs. Clara Pavolec, Waterloo, Iowa Anthony Hinker, Austin, Minn. and Mrs. Anna Larson and Jack Hinker, both of San Francisco, Calif.


Preceding him in death besides his parents were two sons, Alphonse, in 1930, and Cpl. Richard who was killed in action in 1942 a brother, Theodore, in 1917 and a granddaughter, Patricia Ann Grap, on June 23 of this year.

 

Additonal Note of Correction to this obituary

 

Edward B Hinker obituary does say it was 7 Aug 1949, when he died, but it was 17 July 1949.

Pam Danner  bobpam5746@comcast.net

 

 


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