Ruth Marie Hintz, 92
Ruth M. Hintz, 92, formerly of Birnamwood, died on Friday, May 1, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
She was born on April 17, 1928 in the town of Aniwa, the daughter of Jacob and Meta (Hilse) Pichelmeyer.
On August 12, 1961, Ruth was united in marriage to Norman Hintz in Dubuque, IA. He preceded her in death on October 6, 2003.
Ruth was employed at Bell Telephone for many years until her retirement. She loved being in the outdoors, tending to her vegetable and flower gardens. She was an amazing cook and loved canning and reading.
Survivors include a sister, Karen Leslie and nieces and nephews, Lori (James) McGowan, Heidi (Gary) Seiback, Pamela (David) Kozinski, Bruce (Diane) Fryke and Craig (Patti) Fryke.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a son Michael; two brothers, John and Jacob Pichelmeyer; sister, Velda Fryke and Niece, Dawn Ferguson.
A funeral service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church, Birnamwood at a later date.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Memories and messages of support may be shared at schmidtschulta.com