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Herbert Heiden

May 11, 1925 — September 6, 2018

Herbert C. Heiden, 93, of Sheboygan, passed away Thursday, September 06, 2018 at home.
He was born May 11th, 1925 in Sheboygan Falls, WI to Louis and Meta (Splittgerber) Heiden.
He attended grade school in Town of Sheboygan Falls and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1943. He lived at Route 1, Plymouth until moving to Sheboygan in 1977.
During World War II, 1945-1947, he served in the Army as a Mess Sergeant. After his return home, he continued working on the family farms with his dad.
He was united in marriage to Edna Grace Lau on March 20, 1948; it was a happy 70 year marriage.
In 1954, he started employment with Kohler Company. He was a foreman in the pottery division, and later transferred to plant security, retiring in 1987.
Prior to moving to Sheboygan, he was an active member of Plank Road Salem UCC Church, serving in different capacities as Elder, Sec-Trea, and President. He also served as Vice President, and later President of the County Churchmen's Brotherhood before transferring to Ebenezer UCC of Sheboygan.
Herb and Edna traveled in all of the lower 48 states and toured Alaska, which was one of their favorite trips. They also enjoyed a Caribbean cruise, a steamboat ride on the Mississippi River and attended 20 Elderhostels at different locations.
He enjoyed dancing and playing cards. He could not pass up an invitation to play bridge. He always had time to visit with family and friends. After retiring, he enjoyed fishing for salmon from the South pier. His grandson, Eric, was often his fishing buddy. He looked forward to meeting his retiree friends for breakfast on Tuesday mornings. He was faithful, strong, loving and family-oriented.
He is survived by his wife, Edna, and his three children: Howard (Marilyn), Plymouth, WI: Steven (Billie), Texarkana, TX, and Marjorie (Robert) Brown, Grand Marais, MN. Also surviving are two special grandsons: Christopher (Dr. Tisha and son, Elliot), and Eric (Laurie and her daughter, Nicole); two sisters: Doris Bruggink, Greenbush, WI, and Evelyn DeGroff of Waldo, WI. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends.
A celebration of life will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer United Church of Christ (3215 Saemann Avenue, Sheboygan) with Rev. Dr. Roger Mealiff officiating. Visitation at the church, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Please visit www.zimmerfuneralhome.com to sign the guestbook.

Visitation
Monday, September 10, 2018
10:00 AM 9/10/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/10/2018 11:00:00 AM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
Celebration of Life
Monday, September 10, 2018
11:00 AM 9/10/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/10/2018 12:00:00 PM
Zimmer Westview

W2132 Garton Road
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Zimmer Westview
W2132 Garton Road Sheboygan 53083 WI
United States
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