Dorothy Hintz, 98, of Janesville, WI, died Friday, April 27, 2012 in Cedar Crest Health Care Center.
She was born August 22, 1913 in Foxboro, WI, the daughter of Otto B. and Emma (Sponholz) Schmidt. Dorothy was a graduate of Wheaton College. She married George B. Hintz on June 25, 1949 in Bellevue, IA. He predeceased her on November 13, 1987.
Dorothy was employed as a teacher for Douglas County Country Schools for 9 years where she initially taught in one room school houses, Prairie du Sac for 4 years, and California Christian Schools for 2 years. She also taught at Beloit Junior High School for 24 years and was a counselor at Aldrich Junior High School, retiring in 1978. She was a member of the Beloit Area Educators Association, Beloit Retired Teacherís Association and the Pioneers Club. Dorothy spent a summer in Alaska helping Indian children. She was a member of Sun Valley Presbyterian Church and was the former elder and deacon and taught Sunday school.
Survivors include nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was predeceased by her parents, and sister, Pearl Stone.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in the Chapel at Cedar Crest Health Care Center, 1702 S. River Road, Janesville, WI, with Reverend Dave Ewing and Reverend Ian Stirrat officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at Cedar Crest. Inurnment will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 in Bellevue Presbyterian Cemetery, Bellevue, IA. Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI, assisted the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be given in her name to Sun Valley Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com.