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Leonard T. Hinz age 85, peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones on March 4th, 2019. He was born December 25th, 1933 to the late Bernard and Genevieve Hinz. Leonard married the love of his life LaVerne Jan 7, 1956 and happily spent 59 years together. Leonard was an avid golfer, and he loved to go fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed old movies and loved discussing politics. His true passion was wood working and he owned a cabinet making company called “Hinz Cabinets” in Tichigan. One of his proudest accomplishments was becoming a charter member at the Tichigan Lake Lions Club, where he held a membership for over 50 years.
Leonard is survived by his loving children Mark (Tori) Hinz, Sue Leighton, Kathy (Russ) Robers, Ken Hinz, Karen (Phil) Gagnon; precious Grandchildren Ryan, Kevin (Jamie), Heather (Joe), Erik (Taylor), Lauren (Kristian), Kyle and great-grandchildren Chloe, Alaina, Charlotte, and Harper. He is further survived by his brother-in-law Richard George and sister-in-law Joyce Mickelson and her family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife LaVerne, son-in-law Rick Leighton, and his siblings Bernard, Daniel, Robert, Shirley, Loretta, and Betty.
A celebration of Leonard’s life will take place on Thursday March 7th, 2019 at Integrity Celebration Center (2789 S. Browns Lake Drive Burlington, WI 53105; Corner of Hwy 36 and County Hwy W). Visitation will be from 3:30pm to 5:45pm followed by a memorial service at 6:00pm; officiated by Father Ed Tlucek.
The Family would like to extend a special thank you to Amy from Aurora at Home Care and Joyce Mickelson and her family, in appreciation of taking such good care of Dad.
Per the family's request all donations are suggested to the Tichigan Lake Lions Club.