Harold R. Heinson, age 76, died early Friday morning, May 20, 2011, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
He was born June 18, 1934, at Meade, Kansas, the son of William Frederick and Nora (Cordes) Heinson. As a young boy he attended the Century Grade School in rural Meade County. He later attended Meade High School. After his schooling, he made his home in rural Meade County where he ranched, farmed, worked part-time for the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Meade State Lake, and for the XIT Ranch.
He was a member of Saint John Lutheran Church, Meade and Thrivent. He enjoyed hunting, particularly coyotes, drawing, working cattle, ranching, and farming.
On August 10, 1954, he married Wanda Marie Schaffer at Clayton, New Mexico. She survives.
Other survivors include:
Three sons, Mike Heinson and wife, Nancy of Meade, Kansas
Jack Heinson and wife, Debbie of Meade, Kansas
Dewayne Heinson and wife, Rita Greensburg, Kansas
A sister, Eileen Golliher of Emporia, Kansas
Eleven Grandchildren Three Great-Grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Edward Raymond Heinson on September 20, 1985.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2011, at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade, with the Reverend Lynn E. Spencer presiding. Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Stone Schoolhouse Cemetery, rural Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the St. John Lutheran Church Building Fund in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com