Obit: Hintz, Rev. Herman C. (1877 - 1953)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Hintz, Bloch, Becker, Kopplin, Berg, Uken, Schewe, Tews, Kalsow, Jacob, Weisjahn, Borde, Schendel, Goetsch, Moog, Fierks, Bittner, Malotky, Oswald, Krueger, Brandt, Hoffman, Mueller, Scholz, Luedtke, Schumann, Hemer, Huebner, Rotermund, Frank, Wendling, Hahn, Gade, Grafe, Schrieber, Berg, Misudek, Hass, Oliver, Beauchaine, Mattefs, Plotz, Birr, Oelke, Rusch, Hoftiezer, Taves, Bach, Justman, Pagel, Seefeld, Andre, Bruss, Manthe, Klein, Neumann, Mellenthin, Schroeder, Rinehart, Toltzman, Voelker, Oerlich, Krause, Boland, Burger, Schultz

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 19, 1953 

Hintz, Rev. Herman C. (29 July 1877 - 10 November 1953) 

Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 13, for the Rev. Herman C. Hintz, 76, 1402 Hewett Street, Neillsville, who died Nov. 10, in Eau Claire. 

The Rev. Alfred Schewe of St. John’s Lutheran Church officiated at services in St. John’s Lutheran Church Friday afternoon.  Burial was made in Hillside Cemetery, Marshfield. 

Rev. Hintz fractured his hip and was admitted to the Neillsville Hospital October 9.  On October 17 he entered Luther Hospital, Eau Claire. 

He was born July 29, 1877, at Ripon, to John and Amelia (Bloch) Hintz.  He attended DR. Martin Luther College at New Ulm, Minn., Concordia College, St. Paul, Concordia College, Milwaukee and Concordia Seminary at St. Louis, Mo., from which he was graduated and was ordained in 1902. 

Rev. Hintz served the following pastorates: Whatcom, Wash., 1902; West Duluth, 1904; Town of Lowell, Minn., 1908; South branch, Minn., 1917; Emerald, 1925, and North Spencer, 1930-1950, retiring August 31, 1950.  He came to Neillsville in 1950, when he purchased a home on Hewett Street. 

Rev. Hintz was married November 2, 1904, at Oshkosh, to Lydia Becker, who preceded him in death February 27, 1944. 

Surviving are three daughters, Lydia, who made her home with her father; Mrs. Dorothy Kopplin, Eau Claire; and Cordelia (Mrs. Earl Berg), Marshfield; a sister, Lena (Mrs. Heyo) Uken, Thompson, N. D.; and two brothers, DR. J. F. Hintz, Ledgerwood, N. D., and W. F. Hintz of Yakima, Wash. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, a daughter, who died in infancy and three sisters. 

The 5, 6. 7. and 8th grade children of the Lutheran School, accompanied by Victor Lehman, sang, "I Fall Asleep in Jesus’ Wounds." 

Pallbearers were Charles Tews, Wilbert Kalsow, Paul Jacob, Ferdinand Weisjahn, Walter Borde and Emil Schendel. 

The following were the out-of-town people attending the services:  Rev. Herman Schendler, Cumberland; Rev. and Mrs. M. C. Goetsch, Cumberland; Rev. A. H. Moog, Pittsville; Rev. and Mrs. G. Fierks, Eleva; Mrs. and Mrs. J. E. Bittner, Fall Creek; Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Oswald, Granton; Rev. and Mrs. G. M. Krueger, Marshfield; Rev. and Mrs. John Brandt, Hewett, Wis. 

Rev. and Mrs. O. Hoffman, and Harold, Colby; Rev. and Mrs. R. Mueller, Spencer; Rev. R. J. Scholz, Spencer; Rev. and Mrs. Carl F. Luedtke, Medford; Rev. and Mrs. Adolph Schumann, Neillsville; Rev. and Mrs. Albert Hemer, Mondovi; Rev. and Mrs. Walter E. Huebner, Mondovi; Rev. Fred Rotermund, Cadott; Rev. Paul G. Mueller, Deerbrook; Rev. and Mrs. P. Frank, Fairchild; Rev. and Mrs. Wendling, Auburndale. 

Rev. and Mrs. P. W. Hahn, Marshfield; Rev. Walter Schedler, Withee; Rev. Edward Gade, Jr., Emerald; Rev. Grafe, Green Grove; Rev. and Mrs. Harold Malotky, Edgar; Mrs. Dorothy Kopplin and children, and Vern and Mary Jane Schrieber, Eau Claire; Dr. J. F. Hintz, Ledgerwood, N. D., Mr. and Mrs. Earl Berg, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Berg, and Mrs. C. J. Berg, all of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Misudek, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hass, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Berg, Mrs. William Oliver, Mrs. Robert Oliver and Mrs. Norman Beauchaine, all of Marathon. 

Mrs. Gust Mattefs, Antigo; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Plotz, Helen Plotz, Mrs. Harry Birr, Dr. O. B. Hintz, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Becker, and E. H. Becker, all of Oshkosh; Arthur F. Hintz, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Oelke, Mrs. Lydia Rusch, Ripon; O. H. Becker, Randolph; Mrs. C. Hoftiezer and Mrs. C. Taves, Wausau; and Mrs. J. I. Bach, Elmhurst, Ill. 

The following people, all from Spencer, also attended: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Justman, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Frank, Mrs. Margaret Pagel, Oscar and Alvin Frank, H. F. Seefeld, Mrs. Frank Seefeld, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Andre, Mrs. Bertha Bruss, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bruss, Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Manthe, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Klein, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Klein, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Neumann, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Seefeld, Mr. and Mrs. Art Mellenthin, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Mellenthin, Reinhold Schroeder, Mrs. Alvina Rinehart, Mr. and Mrs. John Toltzman, Mr. and Mrs. John Voelker, Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Toltzman, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Toltzman, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Andre, Mrs. Clara Neumann, Mrs. Anna Neumann, Arvilla and Walter Neumann, Ruth Oelrich, Mrs. Ernest Krause, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boland, Mrs. Leonard Burger, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schultz. 



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