Charles "Bob" Hinrichs

CDR. (Ret.) Charles Robert "Bob" Hinrichs, age 90, formerly of Waukon, passed away in Jacksonville, FL January 20, 2016. A celebration of life for Bob and his wife, Chris, will be held Friday, March 18 at Ashland Place United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. in Mobile, AL. Interment of cremains will take place at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spanish Fort, AL at 2:30 p.m.
Bob was born in 1925 in French Creek Township, Allamakee County, Iowa to Carl John and Anna Marie Wild Hinrichs. He was educated in local schools and graduated from Waukon High School. He was married to Christine I. "Chris" McArthur of Darien, GA for 61 years. Chris passed away in Mobile, AL January 9, 2012.
Bob enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in 1947, serving 28 years and retiring in 1975. His final duty station was as the Commanding Officer of Base Mobile. Bob and Chris lived out their retired years in Mobile, AL.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Merrill and Sylvan, and his sister, Lillian Wild Hegener. He is survived by nieces and nephews. Friends and family were dear to both.


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