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Margaret M. Hinze

Margaret M. Hinze, 96, of Fremont, formerly of St. Paul, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Nye Pointe Center in Fremont. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. The Rev. Ray Kosmicki will officiate. Legion Auxiliary honors will be presented by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 119 of St. Paul. The family will greet friends one hour before time of services. A Catholic Daughters rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will be at 2:45 p.m. at the Calvary Cemetery in Spalding with the Rev. James Murphy officiating. Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hinze was born on October 31, 1916, at Ericson, the daughter of Joseph J. and Mary E. (Rohr) Schmeits. She was united in marriage to Melvin L. Hinze on June 5, 1938, at Ericson. He preceded her in death, as well as, two sons, Joseph and Norman Hinze. She is survived by two sons and three daughters-in-law, James and Joanne Hinze of Papillion, Peggy Hinze of Grand Island, and Brian and Jan Hinze of Madison; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Arlene and James Lyddon of Broken Bow, Monica Blake of Brownwood, TX, Marian and Dean Barjenbruch of Scribner, and Sheila and Charles Granger of Grand Island. She also leaves to cherish her memory 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother-in-law, Edward Johnston of Oroville, CA. Margaret spent most of her life working and raising her family in Wheeler County and most of her retirement years were spent in St. Paul. In the last couple of years she moved to be closer to family and reside in the Fremont community. She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and its Council of Catholic Women and Catholic Daughters of America. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 119 of St. Paul. Margaret enjoyed bowling, sewing, cooking, baking, playing cards and dearly loved baseball. In addition to her husband and sons, she was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Rudy Blake; three brothers, William, Louis and Frank Schmeits; and five sisters, Theresa Doran, Anna Harsin, Rose O'Connor, Clara Wright and Cecilia Johnston. Memorials are suggested to Sts. Peter & Paul Parish Hall Fund, Catholic Daughters of America, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 119, or to the family's choice.

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My sincere sympathy to all of you. I always enjoyed visiting with her when she lived in St. Paul and catching up on the family. We were away for a few days so didn't know about her passing until it was too late to attend the service. My prayers are with each of you. God Bless.

Chris Summers Kosmicki Nov 14 2012 8:16 AM

I remember your Mom and family going to church at St. Theresa's in Ericson and going to school with some of the kids. She was a wonderful Mom to have raised so many wonderful kids. She will be missed.Deb Smith Eschliman

Nov 12 2012 11:20 AM

Even though we are not able to be at the service in person, our hearts are with all of you. Remember to celebrate the life and love Margaret gave!

Wes and Jennifer Hinze and family Nov 10 2012 1:01 PM

Hinze family - prayers and thoughts are with your family. I remember the trips to Bartlett to visit relatives and many of those ended with a visit with your family. "To live in the hearts of those left is not to die."

Dianne Thome McDuffee Nov 9 2012 11:50 AM

Will miss you, mom

Monica Blake Nov 8 2012 1:45 PM

MOM WAS WELL LIKED BY A LOT OF PEOPLE AND SHE WILL BE MISSED SO MUCH. SHE IS AT PEACE NOW AND MAY SHE REST IN PEACE FOREVER. WE ALL LOVED HER.

MONICA HINZE BLAKE Nov 8 2012 1:40 PM

Margaret was a real inspiration to me all the years I worked with her on insurance. My prayers are with you and your family. Margaret was one great lady. Rosie Morthole, Palmer, NE.

Rosie Morthole Nov 8 2012 11:29 AM

Arlene, I was so sorry to hear about your mother. Many prayers go out to you and your family.

Janie Murphy Nov 8 2012 10:59 AM

I just read in the paper about your Mom. My first thought was of years past when our families were busy raising our families in Bartlett, and all of the Happy memories it brings back. My prayers and sympathy are with you.

Mary Ann Summers Nov 8 2012 10:07 AM