Obituary: Hinkein

Hannelore Hinkein, 79, sold real estate

ALBANY—Hannelore Hinkein, 79, of Germantown died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Albany Medical Center.

Born March 22, 1931 in Berlin, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Erich and Elsa Strauss.

A loving mother and grandmother, Mrs. Hinkein was very active in real estate sales since 1980. She was a member of the Jennings-Willet American Legion Auxiliary of Germantown, a former member of the Germantown Garden Club and enjoyed cooking and travel.

Surviving are her two daughters, Patricia (Patty) Hinkein of Germantown and Jennifer (Michael) Steeneck of Clermont; one brother, Hans Ulrich Strauss of Germany; a sister, Marianne Zehnder of Switzerland; and four grandchildren, Samantha Root, Jordon Steeneck, Corey Steeneck and Sean Steeneck.

She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Hinkein, who died August 21, 2007.

Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 21 at the Yadack-Fox Funeral Home of Germantown.

Funeral services will be private at the Viewmonte Rural Cemetery.

Memorial donations are requested to the American Cancer Society, 260 Osborne Road, Loudonville 12211.

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