March 3, 2014


Neva Hinners, 84, of Manning, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Manning Plaza Nursing Home in Manning.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, March 4, at Zion Lutheran Church, with the Revs. Jonathan Conner and Robert Riggert officiating. Organist will be Carlys Stribe. Congregational hymns will be "Lift High the Cross," "On Eagle's Wings" and "It Is Well With My Soul."

Casket bearers will be Brent and Brock Kreft, Nate, Bryan and Chad Rohe, Cole Hinners and Dustin Karsten, Austin Parr and Patrick Hinners. Honorary casket bearers will be Brittany Scarberry and Alison Karsten.

Burial will be at Manning Cemetery in Manning.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, March, 3, at the church.

Johnson and Woodhouse Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Neva Jane, daughter of Henry and Helma (Strathman) Kruse, was born Aug. 10, 1929, at her home near Manning. She attended country school near Westside and graduated from Westside High School.

On Oct. 4, 1947, Neva married Robert Raymond Hinners at Zion Lutheran Church in Manning. Neva and Bob farmed and lived on area farms, moving into Manning in 1990. To this union, five children were born. Neva was a homemaker most of her life, but did work part time after her children were in school. She enjoyed life, especially being with her family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

Neva is survived by five children: Deborah Hinners of Wichita Falls, Texas; Cynthia and Duane Karsten of Manning; Kathleen and Dave Rohe of Manning; Susan and Oscar Kreft of Sac City; and James and Amy Hinners of Henderson, Nevada; Eleven grandchildren: Cole Hinners, Alison and Dustin Karsten; Nate and Karla Rohe; Bryan and Amy Rohe; Chad Rohe; Brent and Brock Kreft; Brittany and Chad Scarberry; Austin Parr and Patrick Hinners; five great-grandsons: Alex, Connor, Colby, Tanner and Tommy Rohe; a sister Virgene Kroeger of Manning; a brother-in-law Leonard Koch of Manning; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert, a sister Genelle Kienast, brothers-in-law Orville Kroeger and Leland Kienast, a sister-in-law Maxine Koch, her mother-in-law Hertha Hinners and father-in-law Ed Hinners.