August 21, 1947 - February 22, 2015



Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2015 at St. Boniface Catholic
Church in Cold Spring, MN for Daniel “Danny” Hinnenkamp, age 67, who died peacefully at his home in Weslaco, TX on Sunday, February 22, 2015.

A visitation will be Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Daniel “Danny” Hinnenkamp was born on August 21, 1947 in Melrose, Minnesota to Leo and Loretta (Stienemann) Hinnenkamp. He grew up on the family farm north of Melrose. Danny graduated in 1965 from Melrose High School. After graduation he joined the U.S. Army and he was stationed in Germany for 3 years.

On September 16, 1972 he married the love of his life, Janet Beste at St. Paul’s Church in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. They resided in Cold Spring and were married 37 years. Danny drove semi for Parkway Auto Transport of Clearwater from August 2008 to 2014. Daniel loved driving semi-truck, traveling all over the country, listening to country music, collecting Eagles, spending time with his family and friends, and attending Albany Pioneer Days every September. He enjoyed going to Texas every winter and spending time with his family and friends in the Weslaco Mobile Home Park.

He is survived by his brothers and sisters, Joe (Darlyne), Leander (Betty), Caroline Haider, Helen Brake, Elizabeth (Ben) Escher, RoseLyn (Jerry) Worrel, John (Linda), and Leon (Patti Jo); sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, Pat Henry, Mary Lou (Matt) Lieser, Carol (Matt) Stalboerger, Norm (Barb) Henry, Loren (Laurie) Beste, and Alan (Tina) Beste; and all his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his beautiful wife, Janet; parents, Leo and Loretta; in-laws, Herman and Olivia Beste; brother-in-laws, John Brake, Charles Haider, and Bill Henry.

Memorials are preferred to the St. Boniface Church, Cold Spring, Minnesota.