Robert M. Wintz

first_imgRobert M. Wintz, age 89 of Batesville, died Friday, June 30, 2017 at his home.  Born June 5, 1928 in Batesville, he is the son of Matilda (Nee: Benz) and Joseph Wintz.  He married Geraldine Goyert January 11, 1958 at St. Louis Church.  Bob served in the Army during the Korean War.  Afterwards, he worked security at Hillenbrand Industries for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2008 and was a member of the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271 and St. Louis Church.Bob liked being outdoors and being active.  Most days you would see Bob and Jerry riding their bikes in town and they enjoyed visiting several of the state parks in the area including Clifty Falls and Brown County often.  He also liked working in his yard and gardening, raising mainly tomatoes and green peppers in recent years.  Bob followed the Reds, enjoyed relaxing on his back porch and attending his grandkids activities and sporting events.He is survived by his wife Jerry; daughter Joanne (Bruce) Dickman; sons Jim (Vicky) and Sam (Denise) Wintz; daughter-in-law Tammi Wintz, all of Batesville; thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his son Steve; granddaughter Laura Dickman and sisters Helen Peters, Lillian Wallpe and Margaret Moorman.Visitation is Wednesday, July 5th, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home.  Funeral services follow at 11:30 a.m. at St. Louis Church with Rev. Paul Walsman O.F.M. officiating.  Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271 and the Batesville V.F.W. Post #3183.  The family request memorials to the Prell-Bland American Legion or the Batesville Parks Department.last_img

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