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Dorothy Hintz

Dorothy Hintz was born August 22, 1913 in Foxboro, WI, the daughter of Otto B. and Emma (Sponholz) Schmidt. Dorothy was a 1944 graduate of Wheaton College. She married George B. Hintz on June 25, 1949 in Bellevue, IA. He predeceased her on November 13, 1987. Dorothy was employed as a teacher for Douglas County Country Schools for 9 years where she initially taught in one room school houses, Prairie du Sac for 4 years, and California Christian Schools for 2 years. She also taught at Beloit Junior High School for 24 years and was a counselor at Aldrich Junior High School, retiring in 1978. She was a member of the Beloit Area Educators Association, Beloit Retired Teacher’s Association and the Pioneers Club. Dorothy spent a summer in Alaska helping Indian children. She was a member of Sun Valley Presbyterian Church and was the former elder and deacon and taught Sunday school. Dorothy Hintz, 98, of Janesville, WI, died Friday, April 27, 2012.