Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, March 14, 1963




Albert Hinck, 76, who had lived in the Holyoke community for many years, passed away Wednesday, March 6, at the Logan County Hospital in Sterling after an extended illness.


Last rites were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, at the Holyoke Methodist church. Officiating was Rev. H. Ward Barter, pastor of the church. Arrangements were in charge of the Lewis Funeral Home. Interment was at Holyoke Memorial Park.


A son of Claus and Meta Hinck, Albert Hinck was born January 3, 1887, at Concordia, Missouri. He moved to Nebraska with his parents as a small child. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church at an early age.


On January 24, 1912, Mr. Hinck was united in marriage to Ernestina B. Hipke. They moved to Colorado in the spring of 1917, establishing their home on a farm 13 miles north of Holyoke.


They resided on the farm until Mrs. Hinck’s death in June 1957, and Mr. Hinck then moved to Holyoke. He had lived here since that time.


Among Mr. Hinck’s survivors are two sons, Donald Hinck, Wilton, California, and Walter Hinck, Holyoke; two daughters, Mrs. Amber Hinrichs, Elk Grove, California, and Mrs. Erma Ellis, Wheatridge, Colorado; 12 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.


Preceding him in death besides his wife were his parents and several brothers and sister.





Albert Hinck

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