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Obituary - George Hinrichs

George Hinrichs

1935 - 2019

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel - Hinrichs(2019)

George passed away suddenly at his home in Medicine Hat on June 10, 2019, at the age of 84 with his wife, Ilse Hinrichs at his side. He will be greatly missed by his sons, Lars and Olaf Hinrichs.

George came to Canada in 1967 with his wife and son Olaf. He made this country home. George loved family, soccer, art and his job at Medicine Hat Monumental as a designer. George also loved table tennis with his friends and conversations at the local Tim Horton's. He will be missed by his Family in both Canada and Germany.

A celebration of George’s life will be held at a later date. We miss you Dad!


  1. Mike Bannow:
    Jun 11, 2019 at 09:15 PM

    Ilse, Olaf and Lars. Our deepest condolences. I was shocked to hear of George's passing. He was a special man and I am grateful for everything he taught me and our time spent working together.

  2. Brian Konrad:
    Jun 12, 2019 at 10:21 AM

    I was saddened to hear of George's passing. I always enjoyed talking with George and listening to his wonderful accent. I usually found him working on a design for a monument at Medicine Hat Monumental. I recall his passion for soccer and talking with him about the sport. My condolences to Ilse, Lars and Olaf and to Michael, Wanda and the family at Medicine Hat Monumental.

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