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Fiksdal Funeral Service
Sunday July 7th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Monday July 8th, 2019
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Eddie Hinze

WAUBAY – Eddie Hinze 76 of Waubay passed away Thursday July 4, 2019 at Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown. His funeral will be 2:00 P.M. Monday July 8, 2019 at Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster. Burial will be at Lakewood Cemetery near Waubay. Eddie Milo Hinze was born on August 14, 1942 to Harvard and Hazel (Urevig) Hinze at Webster, South Dakota. He was baptized at St. Pauli’s Lutheran Church and attended country school near the family home south of Waubay, South Dakota. After his education, he worked road construction. On September 1, 1963, he married Sandy Willard at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Waubay. The couple made their home in Aberdeen, South Dakota until relocating to Sioux City, Iowa where Eddie attended welding school. Upon completion, the couple returned to the Waubay area. Eddie worked road construction and drove milk truck for Peschke Trucking and later became an over-the-road trucker for Coast to Coast Hardware where he had over a million accident free miles. In 1981 he was one of two representatives of Coast to Coast at the National Truck Rodeo where he won two first place trophies for the company. He was a kind man with a gentle heart who loved visiting and spending time with friends and family. Eddie enjoyed prairie dog hunting, and repairing and collecting guns. Throughout his life, Eddie was passionate about helping his family, friends and neighbors. Eddie passed away Thursday July 4, 2019 at Watertown, South Dakota at the age of 76 years, 10 months, and 20 days. He will forever be loved and greatly missed by his family; Sandy Hinze of Waubay, SD, Darrin (Jennifer) Hinze of West Fargo, ND, Karla Hinze of West Fargo, ND, and Misti (Troy) Gilbertson of Waubay, SD as well as his 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and one son Miles Hinze. Visitation will be 5-7 P.M. Sunday closing with a 7 P.M. prayer service at the funeral home.

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Eddie was a great friend of mine for over 35 years we had a lot of good times driving truck for coast to coast hardware and had many friends and he was very knowledgeable I'm going to miss him greatly I love talking to him and just drinking coffee with him and I loved him like a brother Tom Keck Sioux Falls South Dakota

Tom Keck Jul 7 2019 12:00 AM

I meant Eddie about 35 years ago he was such a good friend of mine we had a lot of fun on the road talkin love to just sit with Eddie and drink coffee talk about old times I'm sure going to miss him I loved him like a brother and my condolences to all his family Tom Keck Sioux Falls South Dakota

Tom Keck Jul 7 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Hinze

Judy Aslesen Kellen Jul 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Hinze

Larry and Judy Picht Jul 5 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Hinze

Jerry & Gwen Jul 5 2019 12:00 AM

Eddie was a good and dear friend to the Pierce and Pitzl families. He was a great source of information on the who, what, and where of things that were going on. He had a great memory and had many humorous stories to tell. I am grateful for knowing him and the Hinze family.

Dan Pitzl Jul 5 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Hinze

Cheryl Brink Jul 5 2019 12:00 AM