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Patricia Ann Hinrichs

Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

ROCK FALLS – Patricia Ann Hinrichs, 73, of Rock Falls, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Transitions Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Falls.

She was born June 18, 1939, in Sterling, the daughter of Frank and Florence (Cassen) Beck. She married Neil Hinrichs on June 15, 1974, in Sterling. He preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2006. Pat was employed at General Electric in Morrison. She was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandy Reed of Prophetstown; her sisters, Becky Marsh of Sterling, Barb (Don) Doty of Pekin, and Bev (Harold) Randall of California; her brother, Earl Beck of Rock Falls; and one grandson.

She also was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

Graveside services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Leo Patterson officiating. McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling or for flowers.

McDonald Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Visit to send condolences.

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