Helen J. Hintz

Helen J. Hintz, 90, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano with her family by her side.

She was born on April 27, 1928, in Oconto to the late Milton and Clara (Norton) Krueger. Helen graduated from Shawano High School. She married Howard Hintz on March 27, 1948, in Shawano. Through the years, she worked at several different places, but worked at Great Lakes Shoe Co. as a supervisor for many years. In her free time, Helen enjoyed spending time with friends and family and cooking for them.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Darwin (Sandy) Hintz, of Winter, Wanda Collins, of Cecil, and Pam (Mike) Frakes, of Eureka, Kansas; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; her brothers, Mike (Sandra) Krueger and Wesley (Bonnie) Krueger; her sister, Patricia Murphy; special friend, Judy Mlsna; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; her parents; brothers, Buck Krueger and Fred Krueger; and sisters, Mae Ebelt and Shirley Smith.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Peace United Church of Christ in Shawano. Pastor Gail Irwin will conduct a prayer service, and encourage family and friends to share memories of Helen.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. To share online condolences, please visit www.mickelsonfs.com.

The family would like to send thanks to the staff at Shawano Health Services LLC, the angels from ThedaCare Hospice and the staff at ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano for all the wonderful care and support they gave to Helen.