Friday, December 1, 2023

Jeffrey L. Hinnenkamp

Jeffrey L. Hinnenkamp


Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Hinnenkamp, 65, of Swanville, passed away from numerous illnesses Aug. 25, 2022, at CentraCare Hospital in Long Prairie.

Private services will be held with inurnment in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose.

Jeffrey Louis Hinnenkamp was born March 13, 1957, in St. Cloud to Wilfred and Salina (Philippi) Hinnenkamp. He graduated from Melrose High School in 1975 and went into the upholstery business. Jeff later owned and operated a salvage yard north of Melrose. He enjoyed playing pool, entering many demolition derbies and loved his pet poodles, Abby and Annabelle.

Survivors include his mother, Salina Hector of Melrose; father, Wilfred Hinnenkamp of Melrose; sister Gwen (Marson) Michels of Melrose; brothers Bruce (Deb) Hinnenkamp of Albany, Brian (Trina) Hinnenkamp of Melrose, Scott (Diane) Hinnenkamp of Melrose, Shannon Hinnenkamp of Long Prairie, Mark Hinnenkamp of Grand Marais, and Wayne (Rowena) Hinnenkamp of Bethany, Missouri; half brother Jay Hinnenkamp of Tennessee; step-brothers Chad (Melissa) Rowe of Minneapolis and Harland (Jenny) Hector of Sauk Centre; 10 nieces and nephews; 14 great-nieces and great-nephews; and many loving relatives and friends.

Jeff was preceded in death by an infant brother, Russ Hinnenkamp.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.