STANTON — Funeral services for Dwane M. Hintz, 81, Stanton, were Aug. 12 at Faith Lutheran Church, Stanton, with Rev. Timothy Booth officiating.
Graveside services were Monday at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk.
Visitation was Sunday also at the church. Military Rites were conducted by the V.F.W. Post #3602 of Stanton, United States Army Honor Guard, and the Nebraska American Legion Riders.
Dwane died Aug. 7, 2019, at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.
Stonacek Funeral Chapel, Norfolk, was in charge of the arrangements.
Dwane, son of Marvin and Lydia (Thompson) Hintz, was born Dec. 11, 1937, on a farm between Center and Bloomfield. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Bloomfield. He attended Cottonwood School in Knox County and graduated from Center High School in May 1956. He entered the Army Feb. 20, 1957, and spent 15 months in Korea. He was honorably discharged Dec. 10, 1958, from Fort Riley, Kan. He received the Army Good Conduct Medal and the Korea Defense Service Medal. Dwane married Phyllis Klutman Nov. 9, 1958, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Osmond. They had three children. Dwane and Phyllis celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 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 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, Stanton; their three children, Darla Hintz (Gary Whitman), Norfolk; David Hintz, Omaha; Donna (Clay) Wright, Norfolk; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, expected early next year; and brothers, Dennis (JoAnn) Hintz, Norfolk, and John (Mary) Hintz, Lincoln; and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by parents, Marvin and Lydia; grandson, Joseph Allan; granddaughter, Desiree Marie; and greatgranddaughter, Marley Jean.