Roland Hintze

Obituary of Roland Hintze

Roland Hintze passed away September 19, 2017 at Pine Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Spokane WA.  He was born February 12, 1928 to his parents Christian & Lina (Bimmerviecks) Hintze who immigrated from Germany in 1923.  He was preceded in death by a sister (Gisela Hintze), parents, stepfather (George Gudem), daughter (Karen Hintze) & wife (Ruth Hintze). He is survived by his by two daughters, Julie (Jim) Sparks and Cathy (John) Strohmaier, four grandchildren, Nessa (Reuel) Dillon, Nicole (Doug) Oliver, Tanya (Kurtis) Starkel, and Kyle (Raena) Strohmaier, 17 great grandchildren (Nessa's children: Patrick, Kieran, Ariel, Gideon, Baruch, Nechemyah, Chavah, Channah & Gaviel; Nicole's children: Isaac, Kaitlyn & Andrew; Tanya's children: Knox & Mack; Kyle's children: Presley, Ruby & Cash) & his brother, Ralph (Devee) Hintze.Roland Hintze was an Ag Teacher for a few years prior to his 32 year career as a County Extension Agent through WSU, with the majority of these years serving in Adams and Lincoln Counties and serving his last 5 years as the Chairman of Spokane County Cooperative Extension.  He loved his job in Extension; and after retiring, he worked part time as a Crop Adjuster. He was a easy-going, busy man who was active in numerous organizations over the years. While living in Spokane he was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Rotary International, Ag Bureau, Inland Northwest Wildlife Council, American Red Cross and Hunters Education. Service will be Wednesday October 4th at 1:00 pm at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 4320 S. Conklin St. Spokane, WA. 99203. Memorials may be made to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church or to WSU College of Agriculture, Human & Natural Resource Sciences (Alumni & Development, P.O. Box 646228, Pullman WA 99164-6228). Memorials in honor of Roland Hintze through WSU will benefit the Lincoln & Adams County Extension agricultural extension programs or agricultural research within these counties.