By The Mercury

Henrietta Kimble, 93, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan.  She worked as a baker for Kansas State University Derby Food Center, retiring in 1986.

The family provided some of the following information.

Henrietta Hofman was born in Vienna, Austria,  on Aug. 3, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Karl and Elisabeth (Kettner) Hofman.  She attended schools in Vienna as a child.  On Sept. 18, 1952 in Linz, Austria, she married Harlan B. Kimble, who died on Dec, 22, 1987.  She was a member of Sedalia Community Church of rural Manhattan, for many years.

Henrietta is survived by a daughter, Inge Schneider and husband of Otto of Waidendorf, Austria; two grandchildren, Gudrun Schneider and Richard Schneider of Vienna, Austria; and a sister, Elisabeth Dunzer of Austria.

At the family‚Äôs request the casket is closed, but friends may sign the book prior to the service from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  Graveside service will be at the Fort Riley Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. prior to the service on Thursday with the Rev. Kevin Larson officiating.  A funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m., following the burial, at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, 1317 W. Poyntz Ave., in Manhattan. The family requests donations to Sedalia Community Church, 6040 N 52nd St.,  Manhattan, KS 66503.

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