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Glynn Kay "Ooddee" Hinrichs

1947 – 2012

Glynn Kay "Ooddee" Hinrichs, 65, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Thursday, November 22, 2012 at her home in Columbus.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Gass Haney Funeral Home in Columbus, Nebraska, with Pastor Dusty Sprague officiating. Interment will be in the Roselawn Memorial Cemetery. Visitation was on Monday, November 26, from 4-7:00 p.m. and will continue on Tuesday, November 27, from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Platte County Historical Society, Platte County Book Mobile, or the donor's choice.

Ooddee was born August 31, 1947, in Columbus, Nebraska to Glenn and Lorraine (Hoth) Olson. She graduated from Columbus High School in 1965 and went on to graduate from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1969. On August 17, 1968, Ooddee was united in marriage to David Hinrichs. The couple moved to Santa Clarita, California, where they raised four children. The marriage ended in 1997. While in California, Ooddee taught school, was a buyer for Electrol, and volunteered both for a Suicide Hotline and the SCV Scholarship Foundation. She moved back to Columbus in mid 2000 to care for her mother.

Ooddee is survived by her children: David (Amanda) Hinrichs, Gina (Robert) Anaya, Joshua (Teresa) Hinrichs, and Jay Hinrichs; her significant other, Tom Newman; grandchildren: Whitney and Hannah Hinrichs; Luke and Emily Hinrichs; sister-in-law, Sharon Olson; cousin, Cathy Hoth Schmidt.

Ooddee was preceded in death by: her parents, Glenn and Lorraine Olson; her brother, Thomas Olson.

Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com


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