March 8, 2023
Mervin Hintz, 87
Mervin Hintz, age 87 of Stockton, IL passed away February 22, 2023 after a short illness. He was born on December 23, 1935 in Nora, IL; the son of the late Herman and Emma (Tessendorf) Hintz.
He graduated from Warren High School with the class of 1953. Mervin married Donna Menzemer on December 30, 1965. Donna passed away in 2011.
Mervin was a farmer for 70 years. He was proud of his red Holsteins. He enjoyed his Allis Chalmers tractors, singing in church and community choirs, quartets, and singing solo. He also enjoyed keeping up with friends and relatives.
Mervin is survived by his step children, Gary Menzemer of Stockton, Keith (Jo) Menzemer of Warren and Randy Menzemer of Stockton; also many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Donna; his step son, Kevin Menzemer; his brothers, Alvin, Clarence, William, Harold and George; and his sisters, Elisabeth, Rose, Margaret and Gert.
The funeral service was held on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at Christ Lutheran Church in Stockton at 10:00 a.m. There was a visitation on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at Hermann Funeral Home in Stockton from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Elmwood Cemetery in Warren, IL.
A memorial fund has been established. Condolences may be shared at http://www.hermannfuneralhome.com.