Frances Marie Hink, 96, of Higginsville, formerly of Cole Camp, died Monday, March 18, 2013, at Meyer Care Center, Higginsville. She was born on May 23, 1916, in Cole Camp, a daughter of Claus C. and Anna W. (Luetjen) Haase.
She was baptized on June 18, 1916, by Pastor Matuschka and confirmed on April 13, 1930, by Pastor Karl Niermann at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cole Camp.
On May 26, 1940, at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Cole Camp by Pastor David Loesch, she was married to Norman A. Hink, who preceded her in death on March 9, 1998.
She was employed as a factory worker for many years. In 1951, she and Norman moved to Kansas City. She worked at Commerce Bank as a currency teller for 13 years before moving back to Cole Camp in 1976. While living in Kansas City, she was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cole Camp and a past member of the Circle Plan. In October of 2001, she moved to John Knox Village in Higginsville.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Katherine and Lena, and one brother, Albert.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Cole Camp, with Pastor Todd Kollbaum officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Cole Camp.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Trinity Lutheran Cemetery or Crossroads Hospice in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.
Pallbearers will be Pete Stelling, Steve Pritzel, Vernon Stelling, Jim Kammeyer, Bud Glenn, Michael Haase, Larry Haase and Robert Hink.