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Alene Hinrichs

Obituary of Alene Hinrichs

STERLING-Alene F. Hinrichs, 104, died, Monday, May 3, 2021 at Citadel of Sterling. Alene was born December 20, 1916 in Fulton, the daughter of Richard and Katie (Wiersema) Sterenberg. She married Lawrence G. Hinrichs on November 3, 1941 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on January 12, 1997. Alene was a member of Bethel Reformed Church, she was in various church groups including Seekers Bible Study and was also the last charter member at church. She loved crocheting and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved traveling with her husband, Lawrence. Well done, good and faithful servant. Survivors include her daughter, Lynn (Ken) Kaufman of Sterling; one son, Keith Hinrichs of Freeport; three grandchildren Mark Kaufman, Michelle O'Neal, and Amanda Mack; seven great-grandchildren Erica Kaufman, Kalee O'Neal, Mia O'Neal, Janae O'Neal, Bree O'Neal, Alexander Mack, Christopher Mack. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; three sisters, four brothers, one grandson, Robert Hinrichs and one great-granddaughter, Kiana O’Neil. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, May 7, 2021 at Bethel Reformed Church with Pastor Grant Mulder, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park, Sterling. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Thursday at Bethel Reformed Church, Sterling. A memorial has been established to Rock River Hospice and Home and Bethel Reformed Church, Sterling. Memorials may also be sent to Schilling Funeral Home PO Box 592, Sterling, IL 61081 and will be forwarded to the family. Condolences may be sent to www.schillingfuneralhome.com.
Thursday
6
May

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Bethel Reformed Church
230 E. 23rd Street
Sterling, Illinois, United States
Friday
7
May

Funeral Service

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Friday, May 7, 2021
Bethel Reformed Church
230 E. 23rd Street
Sterling, Illinois, United States