Hinn, John George 1869-1952
HINN, HALL, ROEWE, WHITMAN, SANDAHL, HOFFMAN
Posted By: Janet Schuldt Schuldt (email)
Date: 1/28/2019 at 18:15:28
Laurens Sun, Laurens, Pocahontas. Iowa Thursday, December 11, 1952 page 9
Funeral services for J. G. Hinn, 83. a pioneer resident of the community who died unexpectedly Sunday. Nov. 30, at his home here, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hitchcock-McKee Funeral home. The Rev. Philip A. Leaf, the pastor of Bethany Lutheran church, officiated. Mrs. Gerald Allie, accompanied by Mrs. Florence Schryver, sang "Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me" and "Abide with Me." Pallbearers were Henry Roewe, Joe Roewe, August Roewe, Glenn S. Kees. Robert Mather and P. M. Lausen. Burial was in the Laurens cemetery.
Born in Wisconsin
John George Hinn was born Nov. 19, 1869, in Grant County, Wisconsin, and attended school in Boscobel, Wis. When he was 25 years of age he moved to Laurens where he built and operated a feed mill and ice cream business. He came to Laurens when the town was young and all through his life took an active interest in his community.
On April 15, 1896, he was joined in marriage to Pearl Ethel Hall of Laurens. They were the parents of four children.
Mr. Hinn was a member of the Lutheran church.
After selling the mill and creamery a number of years ago, Mr. Hinn engaged in farming. At the time of his death, he was living on a farm at the west edge of Laurens
Survivors include his wife; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Roewe of Laurens and Mrs. Emma Whitman of Madison, Wis.; three children, Mrs. C. L. Sandahl of Austin, Texas, R. M. Hinn of Laurens and Mrs. George Hoffman of Laurens: six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
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