Mildred Hinrichs – Monticello

Mildred Hinrichs, age 90, of Monticello, died Friday, November 22, 2019 peacefully at the her home surrounded by her family following a brief illness.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 Wednesday morning, November 27, 2019 at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church, where friends may register after 10:00.   Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery.  Pastor David Raemisch will officiate at the services.  Thoughts, Memories and Condolences may be left at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Courageous of Iowa.

Surviving are  2 children, Susan (Greg) Brokens, Iowa Falls,  Steven (Jacki) Hinrichs, Grimes, 4 grandchildren, Becky (Doug) Tarr, Sarah Hinrichs, Tony (Christy) Brokens, Tyler (Danielle Pinkerton) Hinrichs, 6 great-grandsons, Jackson & Gavin Neely, Tucker and Hudson Brokens, Camden and Callen Hinrichs and 4 step-great-grandchildren, Devonny and Brenna Goodman, Mason and Taylor Pinkerton,  a brother, Ray (Lorna) Rieniets and in-laws Betty (Jerry) Andresen and  Jan Hinrichs.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harvey, 4 siblings, Leona Bender, Kathleen Streeper, Betty Hinrichs and Paul Rieniets and 5 brothers-in -law, LeRoy and Norman Hinrichs, Kenneth Brandt, James Bender, Walter Streeper.

Mildred Marie Rieniets was born November 9, 1929 in Richland Township, Jones County, Iowa.   She was the daughter of Gerhard and Margaret Guyan, Rieniets. She received her early education in the rural schools of Richland Township.  Mildred graduated from the Monticello Community Schools in 1948 where she was Homecoming Queen in 1947.

Mildred Rieniets married Harvey Hinrichs on March 11, 1951 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church.  The couple farmed in Wayne and Castle Grove Townships.   They moved to Monticello in 1957 and Millie went to work at the Monticello State Bank in the Bookkeeping Department.  She retired in 1996.

MIldred was a life-long member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church.