Chester Hintz

Obituary of Chester Eugene Hintz

Chester Eugene “Chet” Hintz, 82, of Medaryville, IN (formerly of Fortine, MT) passed away at home on January 13, 2022.  He was born on May 7, 1939 in McLeansboro, IL to the late Edward Stanley and Frieda Geraldine [Ledbetter] Hintz.  Chet served in the US Navy aboard the USS Forrestal from 1956-1960.  After receiving an honorable discharge, he went to work as a union pipefitter.  Chet was a proud member of the Medaryville American Legion Post #96 and Chicago Pipe Fitters Union Local #597.

On October 31, 1996, Chet married Diane Susan Matthies in Las Vegas, NV.  They enjoyed 25 years of marriage together.  Chet always enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, as well as being outdoors.  He will be dearly missed.

 

He is survived by:

Diane Susan [Matthies] Hintz, Wife

Eugene (Kacy) Hintz, Son

Ronald Hintz, Son

William Stephenson, Step Son

Jason Pennington, Step Son

2 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren

 

Preceded in death by:

Edward Stanley and Frieda Geraldine [Ledbetter] Hintz, Parents

Diane [Awe] Hintz, Former Spouse

 

Visitation will be from 1-3 PM EST Friday, January 21, 2022 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN. 

Services will be held at 3 PM EST Friday, January 21, 2022 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating. 

The American Legion will conduct Military Honors at the funeral home following services.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Memorial Swinging Bridge Project.

Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com

Arrangement have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN.

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Friday
21
January

Visitation

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, January 21, 2022
Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht - Medaryville
318 East Pearl Street
Medaryville, Indiana, United States
219-843-4672
Friday
21
January

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Friday, January 21, 2022
Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht - Medaryville
318 East Pearl Street
Medaryville, Indiana, United States
219-843-4672
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