BASTROP, Texas - Dale Nerhus Hintch of Bastrop, TX passed away on February 19, 2014 at the age of 83. Dale was born in Industry, Iowa to Willie H. and Cora M. Hintch on July 21, 1930. He attended school in Fort Dodge, Iowa. In 1948 he joined the US Air Force, serving as a mechanic. He continued in the Air Force from 1951 to 1953 as an Airman in the Air National Guard during the Korean War.