Nov 25, 1966 – April 25, 2018
Jennie Marie D. Hinrichs, wife, mother, sister, daughter, friend and accomplished attorney, died on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Jennie was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. First of eight kids. She spent much of her childhood between gymnastics at Sokol Hall, swimming at Rockbrook pool and soccer at Christ the King.
She attended Marian High School ’84. Graduated College of St. Mary’s with a degree in Paralegal Studies. Graduated from Creighton Law School in 1996.
For the past 17 years she worked at the Douglas County Attorney’s office in various roles from being liaison to the Department of Justice, working in Child Endangerment/Harmony and as acting Coroner. She also taught law at College of St. Mary’s.
She married her best friend Jeff in 1995 and were together a total of 24 years. They have two amazing children, Gillian (17) and Alex (15). Jennie loved watching Gillian play soccer and Alex play football.
Jennie enjoyed spending time with friends and family and traveling to Okoboji and Vail, CO. Jennie loved being outside spending time in nature hiking, canoeing, and gardening.
Jennie was preceded in death by her father, Michael J. Dugan. She is survived by her mother, Carol D. Reznicek; brother, Michael J. Dugan, wife Amy and kids, Lily (15), Michael (12); sister, Brigid D. Ward, husband Graeme and kids, Sebastien (13), Spencer (11); brothers, Jeffrey Dugan and Dennis Dugan; sister, Molly D. Erftmier and Mike Erftmier and kids, Abigail (16), Amelia (14), Lilah (11), and Elena (7); brothers, Connor Dugan, wife Kellie and son Finn (2) and Sean Dugan.
She was loved and will be missed by many.
Family will receive friends Sunday, April 29, 2018, 2-5pm, with a Prayer Service at 5pm at West Center Chapel. FUNERAL MASS: Monday, 11:15am at St. Cecilia’s Cathedral, 701 N 40th St.
Interment: Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to Gillian and Alex Education Fund.