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Emma Hins

Emma Hins

Emma Hins, 86, Brainerd, MN formerly of Jamestown, ND died Saturday morning April 26, 2014 in the Bethany Nursing Home in Brainerd, MN.

Emma Ackerman was born February 22, 1928 at Streeter, ND the daughter of Jacob Ackerman and Katherine (Stroh) Ackerman. She received her elementary education in Streeter where she grew to womanhood.

She and Valentine G. Hins were joined in married March 23, 1950 in St. Luke Lutheran Church in Streeter, ND. They made their home on a farm near Medina, ND until 1953 when they moved to Gackle. In 1954 they moved to Jamestown. Following the death of her husband in 1993 she continued to reside in Jamestown. In 2010 she moved to Brainerd, MN to be closer to family.

She was a member of Jamestown Eagles Auxiliary, Jamestown Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children, Steven (Patricia) Hins, Baxter, MN; Marlo Hins, Blair, NE; Thomas (Michelle) Hins, Oklahoma City, OK; 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 3 sisters and 2 brothers, Helen Fischer, Elk Grove, CA; Frieda Wittmier, Steele, ND; Edna Niskanen, Mt. Iron, MN; Rueben Ackerman, Gackle, ND; and Elmer (Dena) Ackerman, Hutchinson, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1993, 3 brothers and 2 sisters, Walter, Edwin, Hubert, Rose Fischer and Lydia Reich.

Funeral Service - 11:00 AM Wednesday April 30, 2014 in the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown, ND.

Interment - Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown, ND

Visitation - 9-8 Tuesday at the funeral home

Prayer Service - 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Haut Funeral Home.

Entrusted with arrangements -Haut Funeral Homes, Jamestown, ND

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