John 'Chubber' Hines
February 12, 1956 - November 15, 2019

John 'Chubber' Hines

John 'Chubber' Hines
Feb 12, 1956 - Nov 15, 2019

John 'Chubber' Hines

MUSCATINE, Iowa - John 'Chubber' Hines, 63, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Celebration of Life will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Boonie's on the Avenue. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the family, in care of Gretchen. Online condolences:

John was born on February 12, 1956, in Garden Grove, California, the son of Robert and Laura Trout Hines. He married Kathryn Fuegen on October 1, 1983. She preceded him in death on October 22, 2009.

He retired as a plant manager for S&J Tube in Wapello. John enjoyed fishing, camping, stock car and NASCAR racing. He was a great supporter of the Special Olympics.

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Gretchen Hines and husband, Nick Roupas, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Lucas Hines, of Muscatine; one grandson, Ethan Roupas; his sisters, Margaret Gray and husband, Daniel, of Muscatine, Jean Park of Winamac, Indiana, Marcia Jenkins and husband, John, of Muscatine, and Susan Manjoine and husband, Michael, of Muscatine; and his mother and father in-law, Verne and Joan Fuegen.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Kathy; and one brother-in-law, Randall Park.


Connie & Mike Fuller on Nov 19, 2019

Lucas & Gretchen & sisters & families. Mike & I are so sorry to learn of Chubber's death. He was a great guy. May the Lord comfort you and keep you all in His care.

Lois Bevan Powell on Nov 18, 2019

Margie and family I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your brother. My thoughts and prayers are with all at this time. May he rest in peace.

Eldon E. Ballenger Jr. on Nov 18, 2019

To All Of John's Family,
Debbie and I are so very sorry to hear of the passing of John...Please know you are all in our thoughts during this sad time...

Eldon Jr. And Debbie Ballenger

Randy and Debbie Duncan on Nov 17, 2019

Our condolences and prayers to Johns children and siblings. I had the privilege of growing up in the same neighborhood as John. So many great & fun times. He was a great friend & I will miss him greatly. May he always walk in the perpetual light of the lord.

Paul and Heidi Anderson on Nov 17, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss, all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Matthew Swanson on Nov 16, 2019

My deepest heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to Lucas and his family during this very difficult time

Kathy Gray on Nov 16, 2019

I am so sorry Margie and Booner for your loss. Love you guys. Kathy Gray



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Muscatine, Iowa 52761
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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