Grand Island resident Richard Allen Hinrichs, 84, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021,
at CHI Health Good Samaritan, Kearney, NE.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with
Pastor Dunbar officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard
will be at Glenvil Cemetery in Glenvil. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral
home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. For the health and safety
of others face masks are required for those attending the visitation and funeral, your
cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you
bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do
not bring one, we can do that for you. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.
Richard was born January 2, 1937 in Glenvil, NE to Henry & Theda (Mensen) Hinrichs.
He graduated from Glenvil High School and then joined the U.S. Army and was stationed
at Fort Hood, TX. Richard married Janet Sinsel on October 21, 1960, in Fort Hood, TX;
to this union, two children were born, Michael Allen and Cheryl Lynn.
Richard and Janet settled in Hastings and he worked for various glass companies in
Hastings, Hastings Glass and Pittsburg Plate Glass before going to State Glass in Grand
Island where he worked until his retirement. Richard was an avid sports fan and
especially loved to watch the Huskers. He enjoyed bowling and bowled on leagues for
many years. Richard enjoyed music and was known to sing karaoke from time to time.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cheryl Hinrichs; daughter-in-
law, Lisa Hagemeier-Hinrichs; brother, Harold Hinrichs; sisters, Ruth (Harry) Tropello
and JoAnn (Richard) Davis; and sisters-in-law, Delores Sinsel and Betty Yankton.
Wife: Janet Hinrichs
Son: Michael (Victoria) Hinrichs
Granddaughter: Lindsey (Keith) Menke
Grandson: Joshua (Ashley) Hinrichs
Great-Grandchildren: Kolten Menke
Sisters-in-law: Wanda Hinrichs
Eva Jean Keen
Brother-in-law: Donald Sinsel
Numerous Nieces & Nephews