Betty Ann Hinrichs July 24, 1923 – July 11, 2019

Betty Ann Hinrichs

Betty Ann Hinrichs, age 95, died Thursday, July 11, 2019 peacefully at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Oct. 10, 2019 at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church, where friends may register after 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery. Pastor David Raemisch will officiate at the services. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello is caring for Betty and her family. 

Surviving are four children, Julie (Alan) Mostert of Clearwater, Fla., Jerry (Marla) Hinrichs of Monticello, Janelle Pfiffner of San Clemente, Calif., Jeff (Sandy) Hinrichs of Monticello, 19 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, a sister, Mildred Hinrichs a brother, Ray (Lorna) Rieniets and in-laws Betty ( Jerry) Andresen and Jan Hinrichs. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Norman of 64 years, three siblings, Leona Bender, Kathleen Streeper and Paul Rieniets and two brothers-in -law, LeRoy and Harvey Hinrichs. 

Betty Rieniets was born July 24, 1923 in Richland Township, Jones County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Gerhard and Margaret Guyan, Rieniets. She received her early education in the rural schools of Richland Township. Betty graduated from the Monticello Community Schools in 1942. Betty took Normal Training that summer and then started teaching at the Richland-Hardscrabble and Scotch Grove rural schools Betty Rieniets married Norman Hinrichs on Sept. 6, 1953 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Monticello, Iowa. The couple farmed near Monticello until 1959. Betty worked for the Monticello Community Schools in the hot lunch program for 20 years. 

She was a life-long member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Betty enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. She will always be in our hearts. 


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