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“Sorry to hear of your loss Beverly. Our thoughts will be with you. ”
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“My sympathy to Bev,Kim, and, Pam. May Uncle Larry rest in peace. My thoughts are with you on this time of loss. Beth ”
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Larry Hinken, age 73, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Sheldon Senior Care.

Funeral Services will be Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. at the United Methodist Church in Sheldon. Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating.

Graveside Service at 1:15 P.M. on Monday at Remsen Community Cemetery in Remsen, Iowa.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 3, 2013, from 1:00 to 6:00 P.M. with the family present from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in Sheldon.

Larry Lee Hinken was born on September 27, 1939 in LeMars, Iowa. He was the son of Benjamin Curtis and Mary Jeannette (Hammond) Hinken. He lived his youth in LeMars where he attended school.
He was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Guttner. They lived in LeMars where the oldest daughter, Kim was born, then Sheldon, Iowa where the middle daughter, Pam was born, then Fort Carson, Colorado where the youngest daughter, Beverly was born. They moved back to Sheldon, Iowa where Larry resided the rest of his life. Mary Ellen passed away on September 7, 1985.
He was united in marriage to Agnes Koerselman on October 24, 1987.
Larry served in the National Guard for 27 years, where he attained the rank of Sergeant First Class. He was honorably discharged on April 25, 1984.
Larry worked for the Sheldon Post Office for 21 years.
In 2009, Larry had a stroke and then resided at the Sheldon Sanford Senior Care. He enjoyed putting puzzles together, sharing candy with all the aides and nurses and the many visits from his family.
After fighting a short battle of cancer our beloved dad was taken from us to live his life in a better place.
He will be loved and missed dearly by his daughters and family. Rest in peace dad, we will see you again someday!
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Agnes Hinken of George, IA; his daughters: Kim (Charles) Lambirth of Sanborn, IA, Pam (Robert) Greathouse of Sheldon, IA and Bev Hinken; step children: Arlene Walgenbach of Hospers, IA, Harvey (Sharon) Koerselman of Sheldon, IA, Jolene (Dave) Kamies of Sheldon, IA, Gary Koerselman of Sheldon, IA, Donna (Duane) Delp of Grand Junction, IA; 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; 10 step grandchildren, 12 step great-grandchildren; 2 brothers: Ben (Dora) C. Hinken of Bristol, RI, Richard "Dick" Hinken of LeMars, IA.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Hinken; his parents; one brother: Edward Hinken; four sisters: Bonita "Bonnie" Baack, Dorothy Miller, Anna Longtin, and Marion Titus.

In Loving Memory Of
Larry Lee Hinken
Born: September 27, 1939
Passed Away: January 30, 2013
Age: 73 years, 4 months and 3 days

FUNERAL SERVICE
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:30 A.M.
United Methodist Church, Sheldon, Iowa
Family Prayer Service at 10:15 A.M.

OFFICIATING
Rev. Marvin Lindley

MUSIC
Organist: Barb Burns
Pianist: Wil George
Processional, CD music: "Tears In Heaven"
Tricia Meendering, Kristi Noack, Will George,
singing: "I'll See You Again"
Recessional, CD music: "When I Get Where I Am Going"

CASKET BEARERS
Jamie Hinken Nick Lambirth
Bradey Hinken Brandon Hinken
Chuck Lambirth Robert Greathouse
Heath Koerselman

INTERMENT
1:15 P.M.
Remsen Community Cemetery, Remsen, Iowa

MILITARY HONORS
Iowa National Guard

Following the Funeral Service, the family invites all
for fellowship and lunch at the church.

ARRANGEMENTS BY
Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service
Larry R. Andringa, Funeral Director

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