John Paul Hine
SPRINGFIELD, IL - John Paul Hine, 89, died at 11:15 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at St. John's Hospice.
He was born Dec. 9, 1924, in Huntington, Ind. He married Evelyn Hewes on Aug. 23, 1947, and she survives.
Also surviving are five children: Mark (Lorna) Hine of Corrales, N.M., Michael (Ann) Hine of Springfield, Patrice (Wayne) Johnsen of Sleepy Hollow, Ill., Jeffrey (friend, June) Hine of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Timothy (Linda) Hine of South Bend, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Genevieve Frazier of Laud, Ind.; and one sister-in-law, Marcene Hine of Roanoke, Ind.
His parents and one brother, Robert Martin Hine, preceded him in death.
John was a U.S. Navy veteran serving with the Sea Bees in WWII. He was a member of St. Agnes Church. He was a graduate of Tri State College with a Civil Engineering Degree. John was employed with the State of Illinois, Dept. of Transportation for 24 years and worked for 17 years at Hanson Engineers. He was a Registered Professional Engineer and a Registered Land Surveyor. John was a member of Knights of Columbus #364, Illinois Society of Professional Engineers and Illinois Association of Highway Engineers.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at St. Agnes Church. A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m.
Lie in State: 9-10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at St. Agnes Church.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at St. Agnes Church, Rev. Robert Jallas officiating.
Graveside Service: 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Inter-Veterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County will conduct military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Agnes Church or St. Martin de Porres.
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