H. VINCENT KRINKE, age 94, of Elmore, died Saturday, December 19, 2015, at St Lukes in Blue Earth.Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at 10:30 AM, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elmore, with Rev. Joel Lintner officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. Visitation time will be from 5:00pm 7:00pm Friday, January 1, 2016, at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth, and 1 hour before the service at the church. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.comHe was born March 16, 1921, at Elmore, MN, the son of Alfred and Louise (Zierke) Krinke. He graduated from Elmore High School in 1938. After graduation he began farming with his family, after retiring from farming he became a hail adjuster with Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company, traveling all around the mid-west.He was a lifelong member at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elmore, member of the Elmore School Board, St. Lukes Board, and loved the Minnesota Twins. He is survived by his son, Douglas Krinke of Blue Earth, daughter, Virginia (Ken) Buehring of Katy, TX, grandson, Preston (fianc Donna Swan) Krinke of Elmore, grandson, Justin (Michele) Krinke of Eagle Lake, granddaughter, Christina (Mike) Hergenrader of Houston, grandson, Todd Buehring of Houston, and 10 great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his wife Romayne, son, Bryan Krinke, sister, Vanette Krinke, and daughter-in-law, Susan Krinke.