James E. Hiniker

Died: Mon., Jul. 13, 2020


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jul. 17, 2020
Location: Ss. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Fri., Jul. 17, 2020
Location: Ss. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church

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James E. Hiniker, Sr., age 84, died Monday, July 13, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Mankato.  Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.  Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

James was born January 19, 1936 in Mankato, MN to Elmer and Mary (Trio) Hiniker. He enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1958 serving until 1961. On October 15, 1960 he was united in marriage to Ruth Darlene Lind in Minneapolis, MN. He was owner and operator of Hiniker Construction for over 25 years.

James liked going to auctions, dancing at the Kato Ballroom, John Deere Caterpillars, drives in the country, his Wednesday and Saturday coffee with his buddies at Bakers Square, and especially loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth of Mankato; sons, James Elmer (Barbara) Hiniker, Jr. of Remer, MN, Patrick David (Julie) Hiniker of Mankato, Dale Benjamin (Sharon) Hiniker of Nicolett, MN, Kevin Christopher (Marvel) Hiniker of Winnebago, MN; daughters, Rachel Dolores Roberts (Paul) of Stafford, VA, Lori Marie Truebenbach (Brian) Vernon Center, MN; 30 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; brother, Michael Hiniker (Mary) of Mankato, MN,; sister, Margaret Williams of Sioux City, IA; brother-in-law, Robert Kreuzer of Mankato; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson James Lucas Hiniker; great grandson, Rowen Roberts ; brothers, Ray and Paul Hiniker; sister, Louise Kreutzer.

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Henry and Stephanie Pressley
   Posted Tue July 14, 2020
Dearest Ruth,
Our sincerest condolences on your loss. You and the family will remain in our prayers. May your comfort come from the Lord,
Henry and Stephanie

Marjorie Ruud
   Posted Thu July 16, 2020
I am always praying for your family. I am sorry for your loss. Ruth and your family need support at this time.

   Posted Thu July 16, 2020
My sypathy, Ruth and family, in your loss of Jim. May your kids and grandkids surround you with their love, Ruth, and make this loss more bearable. Anita Dittrich from way back when at MSU

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