Leonard T. Hinz, age 85, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Mar. 4, 2019. Leonard was born Dec. 25, 1933 to Bernard and Genevieve Hinz. He married the love of his life, LaVerne, on Jan. 7, 1956 and happily spent 59 years together.

Leonard was an avid golfer, and loved fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed old movies and loved discussing politics. His true passion was woodworking. He owned his own cabinet making company, Hinz Cabinets, in Tichigan. One of his proudest accomplishments was becoming a charter member at the Tichigan Lake Lyons Club, where he held a membership for over 50 years.

Leonard is survived by his loving children, Mark (Tori) Hinz, Sue Leighton, Kathy (Russ) Robers, Ken Hinz, and Karen (Phil) Gagnon; precious grandchildren, Ryan, Kevin (Jamie), Heather (Joe), Erik (Taylor), Lauren (Kristian), Kyle, and Justin (Brittany) Robers; and great-grandchildren, Chloe, Alaina, Charlotte, and Harper. He is further survived by his brother-in-law Richard George

Leonard is preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife LaVerne; son-in-law Rick Leighton; and his siblings, Bernard, Daniel, Robert, Shirley, Loretta, and Betty.

A celebration of Leonard’s life will take place on Thursday Mar. 7, 2019 at Integrity Celebration Center at 2789 S. Browns Lake Drive in Burlington at the corner of Hwy 36 and County Hwy W. Visitation will be from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 6 p.m. with Father Ed Tlucek officiating.

Services entrusted to Integrity Funeral Services. Well-wishers may visit www.intergrityfunerals.n