Obit: Hink, Karl W. (1936 - 2012)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Hink, McVicker, Smith, Spieles, Tennison

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 06/14/2012

Hink, Karl W. "Bill" (31 OCT 1936 - 10 JUN 2012)

Karl W. "Bill" Hink, 75, of Jump River, died on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at home, with his family by his side, under the care of Hope Hospice.

He was born on October 31, 1936 in Jump River to the late Oscar and Sylvia (McVicker) Hink. Karl was raised in the area, attending area schools. He worked as a truck driver and at feed mills.

On May 14, 1960, he married Betty Tennison in Minneapolis, Minn.

He enjoyed walks, gardening, his hobby farm with pigs, chickens and ducks, and liked polka music and country music.

He is survived by his two children, Ken Hink of Mora, Minn., and Sandy Hink of Maple Grove, Minn.; a granddaughter, Allison Hink of St. Cloud, Minn.; brothers, John Hink of Jump River, Eddie (Nancy) Hink of Elk Mound, and Jimmy and David Hink of Chicago, Ill.; and sisters, Florence Hink of Missouri, Patty Smith and Mary (Spike) Spieles, both of Jump River, and Barb Hink of Chicago.

Karl is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, 1999; step-mother; and two brothers in infancy.

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at the Gilman Funeral Home.

Visitation will be one hour prior on Monday. Inurnment will be in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.



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