George “Geno” R. Hintze, Sr., 77, of Fremont, OH passed away on March 18, 2017 surrounded by his family at his home. He was born on June 22, 1939 in Kreuzburg Oberschlesien, Germany to Heinz and Frieda (Nowak) Hintze. George came to the United States with his parents and siblings in 1956. He became a U.S. citizen in 1967.
George married Sharon L. Faist on June 1, 1981 in Fremont and she survives. He worked for the City of Fremont for thirty-two years retiring as the superintendent of the WPCC Maintenance Department. He loved to ride and work on his Harley motorcycle with his sons and good friend, Ron Shearn. George also enjoyed boating, fishing, his farm but most of all spending time with his family.
George is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Sharon Hintze, Fremont; children, George (Sue) Hintze, Jr., Anthony (Erin) Hintze and Julia (Don) Thompson all of Fremont, Chad (Tina) Snyder, Fostoria, OH; brother, Hans (Linda) Hintze, Fremont; thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Judith Hansen Hintze; sisters, Hanna and Erika.
Visitation: Friday, March 24, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH. A Memorial Service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Deacon Alfredo Diaz and Kyle Hintze officiating.
Memorials: Sorrowful Mother Shrine, Hayes Presidential Center or Heartland Hospice.
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My thoughts and prayers are with the family,may you RIP!
Charlie, George Jr., Hans, Kyle, Tony, Julie, Chad and all who loved him. Please know that my thoughts are with all of you during this time. Geno loved his family more than anything and he was loved by many. He will be missed.
Prayers go to the family
Sharon, I am so sorry for your loss, but may your memories and loved ones surround you with comfort at this time.
Sr. Margaret Mary
Sherry, My prayers are with you and your family. What a loss to all of you.
Sorry to hear of your husbands passing. My prayers are with you and your family. Another angel is now in heaven.
Janet (Sentman) Haas
Mary (Roth) Franks
Was so sorry to hear about loss the loss of your husband. I will certainly keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. I missed seeing you at 7:30 church lately. I did not know he was ill.
Mary & Gary
Ruthie Hershey Caputo
I so sorry to hear about your husband passing . Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time !