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Robert Hinkel

November 18, 1928 — March 9, 2023

Pisgah

Robert Hinkel

 

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     Robert Dean Hinkel was born on November 18, 1928, to Martin and Velma (Carson) Hinkel in Moorhead, Iowa. He attended country school outside of Pisgah, Iowa. Robert was married to Twylia Carrigan on March 17, 1949, at the Elder’s house. Robert started working for Carlstrom Brothers which required relocations for the family. During that time they lived in Pisgah, Shickley, Nebraska and Fremont, Nebraska. In 1973, Robert started farming and continued until his retirement in 1994.

     Robert enjoyed fishing and mushroom hunting. He also enjoyed his time helping Scott Pape with projects on the farm. Robert and Twylia loved to travel, especially to the mountains. In his early years, he also loved playing his guitar and mandolin with his brothers.  

     Robert died on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Azria Health Rose Vista in Woodbine, Iowa at the age of 94 years, three months and 19 days.

     Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Twylia in 2018; son-in-law, Everette Durfee; and siblings, Margaret Armstrong, Lucille Hinkel, Roy Hinkel, Ike Hinkel, Lynn Hinkel, Estal Hinkel, Barbara Sorensen and Lorna Tillisch. He is survived by his five children, Marty and his wife Janet of West Point, Nebraska, Neal Vaughn Hinkel and his wife Joyce of Huachuca City, Arizona, Joe Hinkel and his wife Tami of Omaha, Nebraska, Bobbi Durfee of Pisgah and Steve Hinkel and his wife Pam of Mondamin; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three siblings, Betty Johnson of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Edna Hopkins of Woodbine and Dwight Hinkel and his wife Karen of Cedar Bluffs, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.

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Visitation

Monday, March 13, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home- Woodbine

501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home- Woodbine

501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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