HEID, Leo J. 1908-1989
HEID, BARGSON, MEYER
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/3/2016 at 11:41:40
Services Held For Leo Heid
Leo J. Heid, of Reinbeck, and formerly of Dike, passed away on Thursday, March 9, at the Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. He attained the age of 80 years, eight months, and 17 days.
Funeral services were held at the Lincoln Center Christian Reformed Church, rural Grundy Center, on Monday, March 13, at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Douglas H. Bratt officiated.
Craig DeBerg sang "How Great Thou Art," and "The King Is Coming." The accompanist was Mrs. Marvin Graves, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
The users were Louis Bakker and John Bakker. Mrs. Eldon Dieken and Mrs. Louis Bakker were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in the Elmwood Cemetery, Dike.
Leo James Heid was born June 22, 1908, at Oelwein, the son of Leo J. and Clara Bargson Heid. He grew up in Oelwein and attended Catholic school and graduated from the eighth grade. He worked for the railroad for a short time before joining the army. When he got out of the service, he went back to Oelwein where he worked as a mechanic.
On March 21, 1941, Leo was united in marriage to Alice Meyer at the Little Brown Church, in Nashua. They lived in Dike for 25 years, where he was a self-employed mechanic. He retired in 1972, and continued to live in Dike until 1979, when they moved and made their home in Reinbeck.
He was a longtime member of the Lincoln Center Christian Reformed Church.
Leo was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Dorothy Riesner, and May Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Alice, of Reinbeck; one daughter, Mrs. Nora Schmitz, of Oelwein; one son, James Heid, Grangville, ID; three step-sons, Roger Lynch, Cedar Falls, Robert Lynch, Phoenix, AZ, and Larry Heid, West Branch; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Mrs. Alice Russell, Mrs. Emma Clark, Mrs. Guendolyn Adams, and Leah Stoffas, all of Oelwein.
A memorial fund has been established.
The Dike Funeral Chapel was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 March 1989, pg 10
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