Obit: Hintz, Roland (1909 - 1977)





----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 06/01/1977




Funeral services for Roland Hintz, 67, of Route 1, Willard, Clark County, who passed away at 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 24, 1977, at Memorial Hospital, Neillsville, were conducted Friday, May 27, at the Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood.

Rev. David Logue of the United Church of Christ officiated, and Mrs. Duane Olson was the soloist, accompanied by Mrs. Allan Dallman on the organ. Interment was made in the Greenwood Cemetery. The Loyal American Legion Post 175 conducted the full military funeral.

Roland Hintz was born to George and Mary Hintz on Oct. 14, 1909 at Willard and received his education at rural Willard schools. He was never married.

He farmed with his parents in the Willard area, selling the farm in 1960. He has worked for various construction firms in the Greenwood-Willard area, and has been semi-retired for the past several years.

He served in the Army from March 19, 1942 to Oct. 3, 1945. He also served in the reserves for a few years. He has received many Army citations, including two bronze battle stars, a bronze service arrowhead, six overseas service bars, a first bronze oak leaf cluster, a bronze star, a silver star, a purple heart with oak leaf cluster and a European, African, Middle Eastern Theatre ribbon with a silver battle star.

He is survived by three brothers, Ralph of Milwaukee, Boyd of Princeton and George, Jr. of New Holland, Ill. and two sisters, Mrs. Art (Katherine) Fravert of Loyal and Mrs. Orlin (Bernice) Schwarze of Greenwood.

Preceding him in death were his parents, two sisters and one brother.

Serving as pallbearers were Andrew Cohara, Stanley Malaszuk, Robert Herrick, Roger Kirn, Larry Hintz and Harold Hintz.

Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood, was in charge of arrangements.



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