Agnes R. "Aggie" Hinnenkamp, 94
Oct. 6, 1919 - July 21, 2014
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Melrose for Agnes "Aggie" Hinnenkamp who passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday at the CentraCare Nursing Home in Melrose. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose. The Christian Mothers, St. Elizabeth's Society, and the VFW Auxiliary will pray at 5 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Agnes R. Mueller was born October 6, 1919 in Melrose, Minnesota to Henry and Anna (Kettler) Mueller. She was united in marriage to Boniface "Boni" Hinnenkamp on June 25, 1940 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Melrose. Aggie worked at a number of stores in Melrose including Stueve Shoes, Welz Grocery, Herges Grocery, and at St. Mary's rectory as a housekeeper. She was also a foster grandparent for 19 years and was a rural census taker for 25 years. Aggie started her work career outside the home at age 50 after farming with her husband, Boni for 20 years. Aggie and Boni continued to farm until selling the farm to their son in 1972.
Survivors include her children, Donna (John) Jennissen of Sauk Centre, Virg (Andrea Nicholas) Hinnenkamp of Verona, KY, Kathy (Ron Wolters) Hinnenkamp of Grey Eagle, Larry (Carol Rutten) Hinnenkamp of Melrose, Ron (Connie Thorsland) Hinnenkamp of Little Falls, Dennis (LuAnn Sand) Hinnenkamp of Fargo, ND, Arlene (Randy) Pieper of Melrose, and Marjorie (Paul) Roering of Sauk Centre; 26 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; sister, Della Thelen of Melrose; brother, Edward (Katherine "Kitty") Mueller of Melrose; and sisters-in-law, Millie Mueller and Marie Primus.
Aggie was in preceded in death by her husband, Boniface "Boni" Hinnenkamp on July 21, 1998; son, Kevin Hinnenkamp; sisters, Loretta Frieler, Irene Shay, and Mary Mueller; brothers, Joe Mueller and Lawrence Mueller; brothers-in-law, Ed Frieler, Ronald Shay, and Herb Thelen; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services
418 South 5th Avenue East Melrose, MN 56352
Published in the St. Cloud Times on July 22, 2014