Bernice H. Hinrichs

Bernice H. Hinrichs, 86, of Altamont, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont, IL.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 3, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Shobonier, IL with Pastor David Hoehler officiating. Burial followed at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Rural Altamont, IL. Visitation was held from 10-11 a.m., prior to the service at the church. Memorials: St. Paul or Zion Lutheran Church and/or Lutheran Care Center. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

She was born June 14, 1934, in Mason, IL, the daughter of William J. & Gertrude (Siebert) Suckow. Married Paul Willard Hinrichs on November 16, 1957, in Altamont, IL, he passed away April 4, 2018. She worked as a Loan officer at Farmers & Merchants Bank for 22 years and WPMB/WKRV for 12 years; and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Shobonier, IL.

She is survived by her sisters-in-law, Myrna Suckow, Mason, IL and Norma Suckow, Edgewood, IL; and several nephews & nieces.


Preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Marvin and Leslie Suckow; and sister-in-law, Florence Lange & Carl.

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