Gerald “Jerry” W. Hinze age 92 of York, NE, died Saturday, March 24, 2018 at York. He was born on April 23, 1925 to Victor and Lenora (Dey) Hinze north of Thayer, NE. Jerry served his country as a member of the United States Army during WWII. On October 12, 1949 he was united in marriage to Ardith Brooke at York and together they farmed near Thayer in York County. He had been on the Thayer School Board and the FHA Board in York for many years and thoroughly enjoyed his family and all of their activities.
He is survived by his wife Ardie of York, son Dr. Randy (Deborah) Hinze of Columbus, NE, son Scott (Brenda) Hinze of Waco, NE, daughter Chere (Ken) Epke of Papillion, NE, seven grandchildren, and fourteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in York with the Reverend Monsignor James Reinert officiating. Burial with military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery in York. A Rosary Service was held the evening before the Mass at 7:00 PM at the church. Memorials may be directed to Donate Life or to the church.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.