DELAVAN - Donald E. Hintz, 74, of Delavan passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021, at his home.
He was born on November 15, 1946, in Peoria to John A. and Emma L. Weyhrich Hintz. He married Debra F. Butler on June 28, 1970, in Delavan, and she passed away on January 10, 2016.
Surviving are one daughter, Emily Sarah Hintz of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Scott Hintz, on October 19, 2020.
Don worked at the Delavan High School as a custodian for over 25 years and was a member of New Life Christian Church in Morton.
He enjoyed working side by side with his wife, whether it be in the garden or doing home repairs.
Cremation has been accorded. A visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2021, at Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Delavan. A graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Sand Prairie Cemetery in rural Green Valley. Pastor Nick Oyler will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Care or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.
Cards and words of encouragement may be sent to Emily Sarah Hintz, P.O. Box 94, Delavan, IL 61734.
To express condolences online, visit www.davisoswaldfh.com
Published by Peoria Journal Star from Jan. 26 to Jan. 28, 2021.