SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Harold “Hal” Ralph Sinn passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 in Salt Lake City.
He was born in Briceton to Wilbur Sinn and Elsie Hartwick Sinn. He was baptized into the body of Christ on June 14, 1936. Hal graduated from Blue Creek High School in Haviland. He worked at General Motors in Ohio and moved to Yuma, Ariz. to work in the airline industry. He worked for Bonanza, Lufthansa, Varig and Texas International Airlines in customer service/sales. He loved aviation and was a private pilot. Later, Hal had his own business, Enterprise Photos, and he managed the Victorian Apartments in SLC. Hal enjoyed skiing, camping, traveling, dancing, music, Dee’s, Tenth East Senior Center, softball and the Utah Jazz. Hal was a devoted member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church for nearly 40 years and served as Usher and softball coach. He leaves many friends there who can't remember a “time before Hal.”
Hal is survived by his two daughters, Tamra Giard and husband Paul Giard Jr. of Plymouth, Mass. and Nicki Watson and husband Mitch Bristow of Hampton, N.H.; twin brother, Gerald Ray Sinn, Algonquin, Ill.; and sister, Lulu Belle Klingler, Paulding.
Also preceding him in death were his parents; and brothers, William F. Sinn, Wilbur F. Sinn Jr. and David E. Sinn. He was married to Lucyle Kimmy, who is deceased.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. April 29, with a reception, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1070 Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Tenth East Senior Center, 237S 1000E, Salt Lake City UT 84102 or Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in memory of Hal Sinn.
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