Mary Jane Hinrichs

  • Born: October 11, 1932
  • Died: November 29, 2018
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Mary Jane Hinrichs, 86, of Sterling, died on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at her home.

She was born on October 11, 1932 in Sterling to Wesley and Mary (Duncan) Bellows. She married Robert L. Hinrichs on May 19, 1952 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on May 12, 2004.

Mary Jane was a nurse at CGH Medical Center in Sterling for 25 years.

Survivors include her daughters, Jackie (Gary) Roach of Freeport, Sallie (Todd) Bittner of Glendale, Ariz., Susan (Paul) Gould of Sterling and Janine (Pete) Fischbach of Sterling; a sister, Barbara (Frank) Leisner of Florida; 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews including special niece Brenda Vannetta . She also was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Myrna and 2 brothers Darrell and William.

Visitation will be from 10-11 AM on Monday followed by the funeral service at 11 AM at First United Methodist Church in Sterling with Reverend Brad Wilson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling. A memorial has been established in her memory. To send condolences visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhome s.com