Robert “Gene” Eugene Lintz, of Niles

Published 9:13 am Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Robert “Gene” Eugene Lintz, 68, of Niles, passed away at his home on March 23, 2019, with his wife and stepchildren by his side.

Gene was born on March 30, 1950, to the late Everett and Marion (McBain) Lintz in Niles. He left school in the 8th grade to work and then in 1969, he

Robert Gene Lintz

joined the United States Army until the end of 1971. He was a combat engineer and attended college classes while in the service. He was employed setting up mobile homes for clients in Florida until 1999 when he moved to Michigan. In 2001 Gene married Patricia (Rockwell) Wetzel. Gene loved spending time with his cats, especially Popeye and LJ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and one sister.

Gene is survived by his wife, Patricia Lintz; step-children Lisa, Jeffrey, and Jason Wetzel; children, Anna and Robert; several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, extended family members and close friends.

Gene was interred at Silverbrook Cemetery with full military honors.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, of Niles.