Obit: Hainz, Steven #3 (1973 - 2011)


Contact: Audery Roedl



Surnames: Hainz, Northup, Lewis


----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI (04 May 2011)


Hainz, Steven #3(13 JULY 1973-29 APRIL 2011)


Steven C. Hainz, 37, Neillsville, died on Friday, April 29, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., May 4, and from 10-11 a.m., on Thursday, May 5, at the Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, May 5, at the Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville. A luncheon will follow at Degan’s Sports Bar, Neillsville. Rev. Daniel Zimmerman will officiate. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Honorary casket bearers will be Roland Opelt, Jay Gardner, Justin Hainz, Jason Hainz, Keith Hainz and Bryan Jensen. Casket Bearers will be Andy Johnson, Bill Buettner, Kevin Schoen, Cory Schofield, Jeremy Springer and Matt Osegard.


Steven Carl Hainz was born on July 13, 1973, in Neillsville, the son of Ronald and Gloria (nee Northup) Hainz. He attended Neillsville Public Schools and graduated from Neillsville High School in 1991. After Graduation, he started his own canned-milk hauling business for the Amish community. He later sold that business to Joe Struensee. In 1997, he bought the bulk milk route from Jerry Anderegg that he was currently operating. Along with hauling milk, he also co-owned The Mug Tavern in Greenwood with his brother, Dean, from 1995-97, and raised beef cattle on his home farm. On Aug. 20, 2005, he married Kelly Lewis in Greenwood. He excelled in track and field in high school, setting what was then the school records in the 400-and the 800-meter races. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed taking trips out west to hunt. He also enjoyed snowmobiling and shooting pool.


He is survived by his wife, Kelly; two step-sons, Cody L. Garlach and Dustin S. Garlach, both of Neillsville; his parents, Ronald H. and Gloria Hainz, Neillsville; a sister, Sherri Hainz; three brothers, Ronnie Lee (Sandra Stewert) Hainz, Howie (Carla) Hainz and Dean (Heather) Hainz, all of Neillsville; his paternal grandmother, Lulu Hainz, Neil;lsville; and many nieces and nephews.


He was preceded I death by his maternal grandparents and his maternal grandfather.


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The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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