She was born in Milwaukee, WI, on August 28, 1962 to Audrey and Lionel Hintz. Jody was a beloved member of the community who brought joy and light to everyone she came in contact with. Whether she was caring for the elderly at King Veterans Home, leading a Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga class for Sisters of the Sun, or simply just going about her day she always did so with warmth and a smile.
She is survived by her two sons, Mikel Avery, of Chicago, IL; and Gerald Avery, of Los Angeles, CA; her loving partner Gary Hartleben; siblings, Mike, Tony, Lee, Tammy, Lee Ann, and by her granddaughter, Olivia. Jody was preceded in death by her parents, Audrey and Lionel Hintz, and brothers, Tom and Randy Hintz.
In celebration of her life, a gathering will be held at Indian Crossing Casino in Waupaca some time in June 2017. For updated and further information please follow Jimmy Fords Boards on Facebook. Rather than sending condolences, Jody would have wanted everyone to spread a little joy. The family invites you to send flowers to people you love, to donate money to a charity of your choice, or to take your mom out for lunch.