He died Dec. 30, 2012, at the Iowa Masonic Health Care Facility, Bettendorf.
He was born Sept. 11, 1925. He married Myra D. Chance July 21, 1945. She died in February 2004.
Surviving family members include his children, Donna (Robert) Hein-Stickling, Blue Grass, and Paul, Davenport; daughter-in-law, Theresa Hein, Blue Grass; and grandsons, Timothy and Chad.