Donald E. Krintzline, 67, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 2, 2013, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.
He was born Jan. 11, 1945, in Camp Shelby, Miss., to Paul and Norma (Thomas) Krintzline. He married Linda Hawk Jan. 5, 1974, in Republic, and she survives in Tiffin.
Other survivors include two sons, Don S. Krintzline of Tiffin and Christopher (Kristi) Krintzline of Republic; four grandchildren, Samantha, Zachary, Aidan and Alex Krintzline; a sister, Linda (Larry) McMechan of Eaton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Tiffin, the National Machinery Quarter Century Club, the Findlay Striders Running Club and he ran in the 100th year of the Boston Marathon, placing in the top fourth. He also was a U.S. Army veteran serving during Vietnam. He enjoyed woodworking and outdoor activities. He was a 1963 graduate of Brookville High School and a 1968 graduate of University of Dayton.
Don retired Jan. 1, 2011, from National Machinery, Tiffin, after working for 39 years as a design engineer.
His funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at St. John's United Church of Christ, Tiffin, with the Rev. Pam Easterday officiating. Burial will follow at Farewell Retreat Cemetery, Republic. The United Veterans Council of Tiffin will conduct military graveside services
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville. The National Machinery Quarter Century Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the funeral home for a visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church, The University of Toledo Parkinson Clinic or to the National Machinery Foundation.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lindseyoldsfh.com.