HAYS, Kan. -- Charles Hubert Weintz, 68, died Sunday (Oct. 21, 2007) in Hays, Kan.
He was born Jan. 31, 1939, to Maude (Howard) Weintz and Charles Herman Weintz in Windsor, Mo., and attended school in Windsor until the family moved to Cambridge in 1950. In 1956, the family moved to Arapahoe, where he graduated from high school in 1957. He worked in McCook and served in the Army until he moved to Omaha to attend Barber College, graduating in 1963. He enlisted in the U.S. National Guard and U.S. Army for seven years, where he served as a demolitions specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
He was united in marriage to Glenda Johnson on Feb. 22, 1964. For 42 years he worked as a professional barber. In 1977, he bought a barber shop in Geneva and completed a course in barber styling. He retired in 2006. They spent their retirement years in Fredricksburg, Texas, until he was diagnosed with cancer and relocated to Hays to be with family.
When the family lived in Curtis, he was on the Church Council and served as President of the Chamber of Commerce. In Geneva he served seven years on the city development corporation, was assistant Scout Master for six years and was active in the Masonic Lodge, serving as Master of the Lodge in 2002. He was also a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hays.
Preceding him in death were his parents and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda of Hays; daughter, Deanna Weintz and husband, Mark Cunningham of Jeffersonville Pa.: son, Dr. Charles Weintz and wife, Ericka of Hays: brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Darrel and Joyce Miller of Ogden, Iowa; three grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were today at Trinity Lutheran Church with Nancy Mitchell PMA officiating. Interment will be at Mount Allen Cemetery in Hays.
Memorials are directed to the family.
Brocks North Hill Chapel of Hays is in charge of arrangements.