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Alvin F. Hinrichsen
1939 – 2021
Alvin passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Long Term Care, Estevan, SK at the age of 82 years.
Alvin was born in Estevan in... Read More
Alvin F. Hinrichsen
1939 – 2021
Alvin passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Long Term Care, Estevan, SK at the age of 82 years.
Alvin was born in Estevan in the summer of 1939. He started elementary school at Kingsford School and later attended high school in Lampman. His working career began with Bowman Brothers in Estevan selling automotive parts. In July 1962, Alvin married Sharon Piermantier. Shortly thereafter, they settled north of Bienfait and began dairy farming in 1970. During those busy years building the dairy, Alvin and Sharon raised 4 children. In his limited spare time away from the farm, Alvin enjoyed fishing, golfing, and curling. In the fall of 2007, Alvin married Lorraine Brady (nee Lynch). Together in retirement, they enjoyed fishing, traveling in the motorhome, going to the casinos, playing cards with friends and family, garage sales, and spending time at the cabin at Kenosee Lake.
Alvin will be lovingly remembered by his family, daughter Denise (Jim) Turner and their children Sam and Dana; son Darren (Shelly) Hinrichsen and their children Chelsea and Lyndsay; son Dan (Jackie) Hinrichsen and their children Mathew and Jordan; son Curtis (Jeannine) Hinrichsen and their children, Kaylyn (Martin) Benzel, Larissa and Avery; 2 sisters, Betty (Kenneth) Chamney and Lila Forseth as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
Alvin was predeceased by his 1st wife Sharon (nee Piermantier); 2nd wife Lorraine (nee Lynch); parents, Frank and Grace Hinrichsen; siblings, Vera (Dean Hirsch and Frank Fichter); Harold “Bob”, Leona (Joe) Jale, George (Olga), twin brothers, Arnie and Ernie and brother-in-law, Grant Forseth.
The celebration of Alvin’s life was held on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Hall Funeral Services, Estevan with Sandy Dalziel officiating. The lunch reception followed at the Western Star Hotel, Estevan, immediately following the service. The interment took place following the lunch at Souris Valley Memorial Gardens and Bienfait Cemetery.
For the next 90 days, a video recording of the service and the video tribute will be available using this link: https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=e6b9e6ea-8a4e-4721-93e8-1b1754573941.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation (designate to Long Term Care), 1176 Nicholson Rd., Estevan, SK S4A 0H3 or to the Bienfait Cemetery, Box 220, Bienfait, SK S0C 0M0 in memory of Alvin. A special thank-you to the staff at St. Joseph's Hospital Long Term Care for the care and companionship they provided to Alvin in his last years and days.
Hall Funeral Services in Estevan provided care to Alvin’s family – Yvonne Clark, Funeral Director.
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