Mary E. Hinze

Age: 91 years, 11 months, 21 days

(nee JESSEN )

DOB: November 4, 1877
Beecher, IL USA

DOD: October 25, 1969
Peotone-Bensenville nursing home

Daughter of Louis Ludwig and Christina (nee Bruns) Jessen

Sister to eleven : Henry (Mary Kirsch and Christina Harret), Emma (Charles W. Bartels), August W, Bertha (Herbert Edwards), Alvina K. (Friedrich H. Langreder), William H. (Lena Bock), Charles F. (Lene Wilke), Ernest H. (Caroline Clausing), Clara M. (Christian Scheer), Augusta and Louise Jessen

Wife of Friedrich “Fred” Langreder, married June 2, 1897.

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Possibly Fred & Mary (Jessen) Langreder. Photo courtesy of James R. Wright

Mother to: Charles C, Allice M. (Frank H. Leder) and  Mildred Langreder

Step-mother to: Clara and Walter F. (Alda L. White) Langreder

Friedrich was originally married to Mary’s Older sister: Alvina K Jessen, married Oct 9, 1889. To this union, Clara and Walter were born. Alvina died June 26, 1895.
Fred Langreder died July 19, 1940 and is also resting in the Beecher Mausoleum

Mary married her second husband, Albert A Hinze, on July 31, 1941.
No children were born to this union.

Mary now rests with her first husband Fred Langreder and all three of her children, Charles, Alice and Mildred.


Mary E Hinze obitMrs. Mary Emma Hinze, 91 of Beecher died Saturday, October 25, 1969 at the Bensonville Home in Peotone after a brief illness.

Mrs. Hinze, a life long resident of Beecher, lived the last five years at Bensonville Home. She was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America of Chicago Heights and St. Luke’s Church in Beecher.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Louis Jessen; her husband, Albert; a son, Charles; and a daughter, Mildred.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Alice Leder of Peotone, and a sister, Mrs. Clara Scheer of Arlington Heights.

Services were held at the Fredde-Helfrich Funeral Home with the Rev. Walter Coffey officiating. He was assisted by Mrs. Edwin Radtke, soloist, accompanied by Mrs. Robert Dubbert.

Interment was at the Beecher Mausoleum with John Wieggel Sr., Walter Becker, Virgil Selk, Henry Kappe, Vern Unruh and Ray Stadt serving as pallbearers.

Mary’s family members also resting in the mausoleum are:

First Husband: Fred Langreder
Son: Charles Langreder
Daughter: Alice M. (Langreder) Leder
Daughter: Mildred Langreder
Husband’s half brother & wife: Arthur A. Hinze & Lora (Bahlman) Hinze

Other, more distant family include: Bahlman, Batterman, Bergmeier, Beseke, Bielfeldt, Bohl, Cloidt, Dunlap, Engleking,  Fenske, Fick, Freerking, Frobose, Graham, Guritz, Hack, Hager, Haltenhof , Heine, Heldt, Hildeman, Hoffman, Hoppensteadt, Horn, Hunte, Kaczynski, Kappe, Kilborn,  Kirchhoff,  Klocksieben, Koch, Maass, Matthias, Mc Carty, Meyer, Monk, Niedert, Ohlendorf, Pansa, Peters, Pralle, Riley, Ristenpart, Rohe, Rust, Saller, Selk, Struve, Thielman, Vagt, Von Engeln, Wegert, Wehmhoefer, Wiechen, Wilkening,


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