Anniversary: Roy and Phyllis Hintz 2012.04.11

Written by David Green.

anniv.Roy  Phyllis HintzRoy and Phyllis Hintz recently celebrated 60 years of marriage.

They were married April 6, 1952, at the United Methodist Church in Metamora, Ohio. Phyllis is the oldest daughter of Dorothy and Grant Double. 

The couple has five children, Marsha (and Michael) Boothe of Pahrump, Nev.; Keith (and Kalli) Hintz of Delta, Ohio; Trudy (and Scott) Fernholtz of Ionia, Mich.; Sally Hintz of Lyons, Ohio; and George (and Lisa) Hintz of Morenci.

They enjoy spending time with their ever-growing family that now includes 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. 

Roy worked on a farm and stills tinkers in the barn. He retired from Kunkle Farms. Phyllis has always been cooking either in local restaurants or at home. She retired from De-Mor Hills where she was the cook for many years.

Roy and Phyllis also share the same birthday. Roy is 84 today (Wednesday) and Phyllis is 80.

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