Celestine E. "Sally" Hinnenkamp, 91
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Jan. 29, 1921 - Jan. 25, 2013
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Melrose for Celestine Hinnenkamp who died peacefully at the Pine Villa Care Center in Melrose. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday and from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose. Sts. Bernard and Elizabeth Council, Christian Mothers and Schanhaar-Otte VFW Post 7050 Auxiliary will pray at 5:30 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 7 p.m. Sunday evening.
Celestine Elizabeth Hinnenkamp was born January 29, 1921 in Melrose Township, Stearns County, Minnesota to Joseph and Elizabeth (Dickhaus) Hinnenkamp. Sally lived in Racine, WI and worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone for 4 years before residing in Melrose. She worked at the Melrose Meat Locker for 60 years and delivered Meals on Wheels for many years. She enjoyed taking care of her nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and also her friends' pets.
Sally was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Melrose, Christian Mothers, Sts. Bernard and Elizabeth Council and held various leadership roles with the Schanhaar-Otte VFW Post 7050 Auxiliary.
Survivors include her brother, Luverne (B Jean) Hinnenkamp of Melrose; sisters-in-law, Marcella "Sally" Hinnenkamp of Melrose and Rose Hinnenkamp of Melrose; many nieces and nephews; and special friend and caregiver, Kathy Zachmann of Melrose.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sister, Alfred "Al" Hinnenkamp, Elmer Hinnenkamp and Viola Frieler; and brother-in-law, Lawrence Frieler.
Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services
418 South 5th Avenue East Melrose, MN 56352
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Jan. 26, 2013