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Darrell Gene Hinrichsen - 74

7/20/1943 - 6/28/2018

Clinton, IA

     Darrell Gene Hinrichsen, 74, of Clinton, IA, passed away at his home on June 28, 2018, in Clinton, IA.  Visitation will be held at Pape Funeral Home on July 3, 2018, from 3-5 PM.  Service will follow immediately at 5 PM. Burial will follow at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Mercy Hospice of Clinton, IA.


     Darrell was born in Clinton, IA, to John Frantz and Lillian Mary Hinrichsen (Weins) on July 20, 1943. He went to high school at Clinton High School and graduated in 1961. He retired as

a Conductor/Brakeman from the Chicago & Northwestern/Union Pacific Railroad after 36 years.  In addition, he was involved in work with the United Transportation Union, even serving as the Vice General Chairman. He enjoyed restoring jukeboxes as a hobby.


    Darrell is survived by his wife, Rita Kay Hinrichsen (Smith) of Clinton, IA. Darrell is also survived by his four daughters, Justine (Don) DeWitt (Clinton, IA); Jolanda (James) Hersey (North Augusta, SC); Jacy (Andrew) McGovern (Clinton, IA); Jocelyn (John) Fraley (Camanche, IA); eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.  Darrell is preceded in death by his parents, his step mother Agnes Hinrichsen, one brother John Marvin Hinrichsen, and his sister Alice Issen.


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