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EUGENE HINTZ
Bellville Times
Funeral Services for Eugene Hintz, 79, of Sealy were held on Saturday, April
23, at 2 p.m. at Knesek Bros. Hwy 36 Chapel with the Rev. Bernard Snock
officiating. He died Wednesday, April 20, 2005 in Katy.
Interment was in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Sealy.
Serving as pallbearers were Joseph Jez, Joey Schneider, David Hintz, Gil
Grabow, Fred Helinski, Lloyd Koeppen and Brian Woodbury.
Honorary pallbearers were John Koeppen and Brian Woodbury, John Morris,
Tommie Quinton, Ben Walker, Monuelle Jennings, Josh Woodbury, Chris
Woodbury, Roy Hegefeld, adn Bryon Frazier.
Eugene was born in Cat Spring, the son of Jake and Mary (Kulow) Hintz. He
was raised in Sealy and graduated from Sealy High School, Class of 1943.
Eugene served his country during WWII in the 34th Bomber Group where he flew
23 missions with the Army Air Force.
On September 23, 1946 Mr. Eugene Hintz was joined in marriage to the former
Miss Hattie Kovasovic with a ceremony held in Sealy. He worked for Santa Fe
Railroad as an Engineer from 1946 until he retired in 1986.
Eugene remained active with the Boy Scouts until the end of his life as camp
ranger at Camp Brosig. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic
Church, VFW Post #442, German Society, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers,
Millheim Verein Society, Native Plants Society of Texas and Austin County
Democrats. 
He is survived by: his wife, Hattie Hintz of Sealy;  daughters: Jo Marie
Frazier of Sealy and Kathy Morris and husband John of Sealy;
daugher-in-law: Jennifer Hintz of Cat Spring; sisters: Florene Quinton of
Sealy and Bessie Koeppen and husband Sonny of Sealy;  brothers: Leroy Hintz
and wife Adele of Sealy and Harold Hintz of Sealy;  grandchildren: Michelle
Woodbury and husband Brian of Sealy, Jason Frazier of San Franciso, Allison
Frazier of Sealy; twin great granddaughters: Lilith and Ananda Frazier of
San Francicso; and step-great grandchildren: Josh, Chris, Sarah Woodbury;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Mary Hintz, sons, Eugene Gary
Hintz, Jr. and Larry Michael "Bubbie" Hintz. Memorial Contributions may be
made to Boy Scouts of America, Sam Houston Council, 2225 North Loop West,
Houston, TX 77008 or VFW #442, PO Box 442, Sealy, TX 77474.
Arrangements by Knesek Family Funeral Chapel.
 
Posted by Joy Neely

 

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