Hinrichs, Leonard Joseph


Leonard Joseph Hinrichs, 90, of Winona, died on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

Len was born on March 10, 1928, in St. Paul, to Herman and Stella (Weyandt) Hinrichs. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. On May 15, 1954, he married the love of his life, Mary Jane Freyhoff. Len worked for Monroe Business Machines for 35 years and was transferred to Winona in 1964 to be the service manager. Leonard was a faithful member of Wesley United Methodist Church.

Leonard loved to travel and he enjoyed boating on the Mississippi, but his greatest joy came from time spent with his family and friends.

He is survived by one son, Doug (Julie) Hinrichs of Goodview; two daughters, Debra (Brian) Mayfield of Tomah, Wis., and Diana (Jeff) Bartholomew of Goodview; six grandchildren, Amanda (Ken) Thiele, Bekky (Gordon) Murphy, Derek (Erin) Hinrichs, Chelsea (Adrian) Olson, Amber (TJ) Lowe, Nolan Bartholomew (fiancé, Darianne); and six great-grandchildren, Kathryn, Grace and Mary Thiele, Keeley Murphy, Dylan Hinrichs and Payton Bartholomew.

Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, in 2008.

His memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview with the Reverend Robert Hicks and Reverend Tori Hicks officiating. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until the time of the service. Leonard will be laid to rest at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Please share a memory of Len, sign his online guestbook and view his video tribute when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com.

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