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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. We miss you Dad!

You are invited to join in remembrance of George’s life in the Chinook Garden Lounge at Chinook Village, 2801 - 13 Ave. S.E., Medicine Hat on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  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.

  3. Heather Bymoen:
    Jul 12, 2019 at 12:58 PM

    Ilsa, so sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your family.

    Heather Bymoen ( linedancer)

  4. Audrey McLemore, Lucille Bishoff, Nola Skappak and Martin Steinley, and partners:
    Jul 20, 2019 at 02:16 PM

    July 20th, 2019
    George, we will meet today, with sadness, to say an official 'Goodbye' to someone who touched many people in a positive way. We will thank you, in spirit, for your wonderful friendship to our family, for all the laughs and the good times we shared with you and Ilse. We miss your sunny disposition, your smile and good humour, your zest for life and for soccer. We will help Ilse as much as possible as she transitions to a life without you at her side. With much love, we say 'Auf Wiedersehen' ; 'Gott Schutze dich!'

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