Funeral service for Dwane M. Hintz, 81, of Stanton, was held Monday, August 12, 2019, at Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton with Reverend Timothy Booth officiating the service.
Graveside service took place at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk. Military Rites were conducted by the V.F.W. Post #3602 of Stanton, United States Army Honors Guard and the Nebraska American Legion Riders.
Dwane passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk is in charge of the arrangements.
Dwane, son of Marvin and Lydia (Thompson) Hintz, was born on December 11, 1937, on a farm between Center and Bloomfield. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bloomfield. He attended Cottonwood School in Knox County and graduated from Center High School in May of 1956.
He entered the Army on February 20, 1957 and spent 15 month in Korea. He was honorably discharged on December 10, 1958, from Fort Riley, Kansas. He received the Army Good Conduct Medal and the Korea Defense Service Medal.
On November 9, 1958, Dwane marred Phyllis Klutman at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond. They were blessed with three children. Dwane and Phyllis celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on November 9, 2018.
Dwane worked for Newt Lingenfelter and Louis Willers feeding cattle. He started farming in 1969 at Hartington. He also farmed South of Stanton beginning in 1979. He hauled propane for Stanton Co-Op part time, and worked for Nebraska Land Express. In 1992 he began hauling mail as a contract driver. Dwane worked for Zelda Trucking and Fisher Mail & Express.
He retired on June 25, 2012 due to health problems. He continued his membership in the Cornhusker Two Cylinder Club and the Stanton V.F.W Post 3602 until his death. He loved his John Deere Green.
Dwane is survived by his wife Phyllis of Stanton, their three children Darla Hintz (Gary Whitman) of Norfolk, David Hintz of Omaha, Donna (Clay) Wright of Norfolk, six grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild expected early next year, brothers Dennis (JoAnn) Hintz of Norfolk, John (Mary) Hintz of Lincoln, also numerous nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by parents Marvin and Lydia, grandson Joseph Allan, granddaughter Desiree Marie, and great-granddaughter Marley Jean. Condolences may be expressed to the family on-line atwww.stonacekfuneralchapel.com