Allen F. Hinze


(May 11, 2003)

Funeral services are scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Watertown, Wisc., for Allen F. Hinze, 79, of Cody who died Sunday, May 11 in St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Mont.

Mr. Hinze was the father of Dale and Scott Hinze of Hinze Oil, Cody. In Wisconsin, Allen Hinze had owned and operated National Transit Trucking with his brother, Delos, in Milwaukee. Later they owned Red Eagle Oil in Watertown, Wisc., and the Red Eagle Truck Stop in Johnson Creek, Wisc.

He was born Aug. 20, 1923, in Oconomowoc, Wisc. He married Jeanette H. Creydt on Aug. 18, 1945, in Lebanon, Wisc.

Survivors include two sons, Dale (Judy) Hinze and Scott (Jean) Hinze, both of Cody; a daughter, Diane (Michael) Spellmeyer of Owatonna, Minn.; a brother, Delos (Bernice) Hinze of Watertown; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette, on Jan. 30, 1998.