Lloyd G. Hinschberger
Lloyd G. Hinschberger, 95 of Devils Lake, ND passed away on Sunday evening, October 28, 2012 at Woodside Village Care Center, Grand Forks with his loving family at his side.
Lloyd George, son of Simon and Celia (Keating) Hinschberger was born on a farm at Eckelson, ND and lived there until grown. He graduated from Eckelson High School in 1934. In 1936, Lloyd left the farm for Minneapolis and then in 1937 returned to North Dakota and Valley City and enrolled at Valley City State College. He enlisted in the Navy in January 1942 and served his country in the Aleutian Islands off the Alaskan Coast. Lloyd was honorably discharged from the Navy and he and Evelyn McCommon were united in marriage on June 20, 1946 in Minneapolis, MN.
Lloyd and Evelyn made their home in Minneapolis for thirteen years where Lloyd worked for the Veteran’s Administration for eight years until leaving to manage Minnesota Valley Country Club. He was employed there until coming to Devils Lake in September 1958 to be manager of Keating’s Furniture. Lloyd held this position until 1978 when he and Evelyn purchased the store from Keatings. In 1983, Lloyd retired and he and Evelyn continued to make Devils Lake their home. Evelyn died on September 27, 2008 after 62 wonderful years together.
Lloyd is survived by his children Renee (Doug) Powell, Grand Forks, Cheryl Hinschberger, Thief River Falls, MN, Kathleen Hinschberger and Kevin (Kip) Hinschberger, all of Grand Forks, Lynne (Steve) Webster, Devils Lake, Brian (Linda) Hinschberger, Bybee, TN, Richard (Phillip Burk) Hinschberger, Columbia, MO, Mary (Tom) Lamb, Carbondale, CO and Deborah (John) Snustad, Grand Forks; nine grandchildren; four step grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren and sister Marie Baker, Mesa, AZ.
Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake with burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with a Rosary and Scripture Service at 5:30 p.m.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.gilbertsonfuneralhome.com