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Dick Krintz

January 31, 1932 — March 31, 2014

Dick Krintz

Ernest Richard "Dick" Krintz, 82, of Monticello, passed away at 9:00 pm, Monday, March 31, 2014 at his residence. He was born on January 31, 1932, in White County to the late Ernest W. and Bertha (Campbell) Krintz. On September 22, 1957, in Wolcott, he married Kathryn Owens and she survives. Dick was a 1950 graduate of Monticello Union Township High School and of DeVry University. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean War aboard the USS Deuel APA-160. He worked as an engineer for NIPSCO from which he retired. He also worked for Help You Buy as a real estate sales representative. He was a faithful member of the Monticello United Methodist Church where he served as a past Sunday School teacher and sang in the choir. He was a member of the American Legion, AmVets, a lifetime member of the VFW, and served on the local Color Guard for several years. He was also a member of the Moose and the FOP. He taught a hunter's safety class for a few years, served as chairman of the Meadow Lawn PTO, volunteered for Contact Help, and managed Hubbard's little league team for ten years. He passionately served as a committee member for the VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship program for a number of years. He enjoyed Hunting, golfing, and Cubs baseball. In addition to his wife Katie, he is survived by three sons, Stanley R. Krintz (companion, Terry Cummings) of Orlando, FL, Stewart B. Krintz (companion, Joyce Haygood) of Wolcott, Douglas W. (Penny) Krintz of Chalmers; sister, Mary Lou Anderson of Monticello; seven grandchildren, Jason B. Krintz, Jeremy A. Krintz, Jamie L. Garrett, Holly R. Krintz, Ashley N. Hauer, Amanda K. Krintz, and Eva M. Krintz; and two great grandchildren, Brayden Scott, and Aubrie Garrett. He was also preceded in death by a bother, Robert F. Krintz, sister, Phyllis Jean Jewett, and a son, David Karl Krintz. Visitation will be from 4 pm until 8 pm, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello and also one hour prior to services Friday, at the church. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Friday, at the Monticello United Methodist Church with Pastors Brian Beeks and Sue Ringenbach officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview I.O.O.F. Cemetery, rural Monticello with full military rites. Memorial contributions may be given to the White County Food Pantry. Envelopes will be available. Online condolences can be given at www.springerfuneralhome.com

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