CINKER, George Jr. 1899-1974
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 6/5/2017 at 08:11:04
Services Saturday For Geo. Cinker
Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon, Dec. 7 for George Cinker, Jr., 75. Rev. Robert Hoover, Jr., co-pastor officiated at the services held at the United Methodist church.
Vocal music by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Graves included "How Great Thou Art" and "Old Rugged Cross". They were accompanied by Mrs. John Paige who also played the prelude and postlude selections. Ushers were John Mulder and Russell Hohenberger. Flower attendants were Mrs. Ben Clapp and Mrs. Ed Miller. Pallbearers were Ben Clapp, Edward Miller, Oscar Depping, J. L. Kleinhans, Vernon Cordes and Jack Heritage. Burial was in the Elmwood Cemetery at Dike.
Mr. Cinker was killed instantly Thursday morning, Dec. 5th in a pick-up-semi truck accident at 9 a.m. at the edge of Dike on Highway 57.
George Cinker, Jr. was born March 23, 1899, the son of George, Sr. and Mrs. Catherine Cinker at Belt, Montana. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War I and II. On May 1, 1945 he was married to Daisy Martens. He was manager of the UNI laundry department for 16 years, retiring a number of years ago.
He was a member of the Dike American Legion Post No. 471, receiving a 50-year membership plaque in April, 1970.
He is survived by his widow, one brother, Frank of Belt, Montana and 19 nieces and nephews.
The Dike Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 December 1974, pg 15
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