Donald Hinz

Obituary of Donald Hinz

Please share a memory of Donald to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.


May 4, 1943 - January 13, 2024

Donald “Don” Hinz, 80 years of age, a long-time resident of Calgary and previously of the Waldheim, SK area, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2024,

in Calgary, Alberta.  


Don was born on May 4, 1943, in Waldheim.  In 1970, he married Marilyn Baerg and together they raised a family while farming and operating Don Hinz Manufacturing Ltd. west of Waldheim.  In later years, he moved to Calgary and “had the best job of his life as a paid tourist” driving truck throughout western Canada.  Don loved the Calgary Stampede, family road trips, roller coasters, snow and waterskiing, and happily brought along anyone willing.


Don is dearly missed by his: three children Jacqueline, Rodney (Rachael) and Glen (Estefania).  His memory is cherished by grandchildren Jonah, Niklas, Ella and Spencer as well as numerous nieces, nephews and individuals who were blessed to know or meet him.  Don is survived by sisters Eileen Quiring and Neoma (Harold) Jantz; brothers Lorne (Leslie) and Dave; and brother-in-law Don (Carol) Unger.  Don was predeceased by his sister Ruth, mother Hertha, father David, sister Marion Unger, sister-in-law Lois Hinz, and brother-in-law Art Quiring.



Click here to view the live stream, Celebration of Don's Life


A Funeral Service will be held at

Waldheim MB Church,

on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at 2:00 PM,

with refreshments to follow. 


In lieu of flowers, please consider providing a meal, clothing,

or a story to someone in need or even tipping your server

more than is expected in Don’s name.




Arrangements entrusted to Funk's Funeral Home, Rosthern, SK




To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Donald Hinz, please visit Tribute Store
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Donald Hinz

In Loving Memory

Donald Hinz

1943 - 2024

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Services for Donald Hinz
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Donald Hinz.
Visit the Tribute Store
Share Your Memory of