Marvin R. Hintz, age 92 years, of Marion passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Weyauwega Health Care Center.
Marvin Raymond Hintz was born on October 11, 1920 in Marion to Reinhard and Anna Hintz. Marvin was united in marriage on June 15, 1949 to Mae Dawn Hammerberg at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, New London. After marriage, the couple dairy farmed in the Town of Dupont, Waupaca County, for many years. His wife Dawn preceded him in death on April 15, 2006. Marvin was a very active member of St. John Lutheran Church, Marion, where he served on the Board of Parish Education and taught Sunday school. Marvin is a former church President and Treasurer, and he was also a member of Lutheran Brotherhood and the Luther League. He volunteered in his community through his work on the Marion Public School Board, Bethany Home of Waupaca Board of Directors, Waupaca County 4H Leader, Marion Rotary Club and Gideons Shawano Camp.
Survivors include eleven children: Daniel (Karen) Hintz of Marion, Richard (Kaye) Hintz of Westboro, Beth (fiancé Dan Mathews) Hintz of Milton, Brian (Neatnapit) Hintz of Chiang Mai, Thailand, Debra (Mike) Mattes of Tigerton, Bruce Hintz of Washington D.C., Paul (Lisbeth) Hintz of Weyauwega, Douglas Hintz of San Fransisco, CA, Ruth (Frank) Bauer of Scandinavia, Pam (John) Moe of Larsen, and Erich (Debbie) Hintz of New London. There are 27 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. There are two sisters-in-law, Lucinda Hintz and Clarice Hintz, both of Marion. There are two brothers-in-law, Wallace (Norma) Hammerberg of Ellison Bay and Robert (Jane) Hammerberg of New London. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.
Marvin is preceded in death his wife, Dawn, a daughter, Carol Hintz, and two grandchildren. He is also preceded by four brothers, Harold (Dorothy), Milton, Earl, and Reinhard (Delores) Hintz.
The family wishes to especially thank the nurses and staff at Weyauwega Health Care Center for the excellent care given to Marvin.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd at 11:00 AM at St. John Lutheran Church, Marion. Rev. Bradley Dokken will officiate and burial will be at Greenleaf Cemetery, Marion. Friends may call on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until time of service at the church. The Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Marion, is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Gideons International.