Missing Vancouver woman, 83, found safe

Lunetta Hinzman, 83, hadn't been seen since 11:30 a.m. Tuesday

Lunetta Hinzman, 83, was reported missing from a Vancouver assisted living facility, April 19, 2017. (Clark Co. Sheriff's Office)

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — An 83-year-old woman who went missing Wednesday morning was found safe later in the night, family confirmed to KOIN 6 News.

Lunetta Hinzman checked herself out of Brookdale Vancouver Orchards Assisted Living Facility on NE 118th Avenue at 11:30 a.m., Clark County Sheriff’s Office said. She was supposed to be going bowling at Hazel Dell Lanes, but she never arrived.

Lunetta Hinzman drives a 2001 dark blue Buick Park Avenue with Washington disabled license plates. (Clark Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Hinzman left the assisted living facility in her 2001 dark blue Buick Park Avenue with Washington disabled license plates DP432111, deputies said.

She is described as a white woman, 5’6″ tall, 156 pounds with gray hair, brown eyes and “coke bottle” style glasses. Deputies don’t know what she was wearing.

Family members told authorities Hinzman has started to show signs of memory loss and may have forgotten how to get back to the assisted living facility.