Fred R. Heintze, 86, of Springfield, died at 6:16 am, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Oak Terrace. He was born June 22, 1925 in Beardstown, to Fred C. and Matilda Knippenberg Heintze. He married Elizabeth J. Cummins in 1952 and she preceded him in death on July 1, 2010. His parents and one sister, Elda Heintze also preceded him in death.
Survivors include one daughter Peggy (Carl) Johnson of Springfield; one son, Gerald S. (Barbara) Heintze of Tucson, AZ; three grandchildren, Monica Innis (Paul Jenchowski), Ellie Heintze and Elizabeth Johnson; one great grandchild, Amber Jenchowski; one sister, Jean Smith of Tucson, AZ and a special niece, Susan Cochran.
Fred was a member of North Side/Wesley United Methodist Church. He retired from CIPS where he worked as an Electrical Engineer.
Visitation: 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Saturday, March 18, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1:30 pm, Sunday, March 18, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Hospice for a Broda chair.
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