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1941 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
CHARLES HEINEN Charles "Chuck" Heinen, 72, of West Des Moines, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in Des Moines. Chuck was born in Wesley, Iowa and raised in the Algona, Iowa area. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He married Loraine Kiszonak, Jan. 17, 1972. Chuck was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, he was an avid sports fan, he loved being around his family, playing cards, going to HyVee for coffee, and he always looked forward to the upcoming Iowa Cubs baseball season. He was preceded in death by his wife, Loraine; parents, Charles Frank and Marie Odelia (Foertsch) Heinen; brothers, Leroy and Marvin Heinen; and his nephew, Mark Heinen. Chuck is survived by his son, Paul Heinen of West Des Moines; five sisters, Marlene Heinen of Algona, Joan (Dave) Ross of Waukee, Pat Smith of Algona, Cathy (Mike) Mosbach of Whittemore, Iowa, and Mary (Pete ) Wonders of Waukee, Iowa; four brothers, Ed (Jean) Heinen of Cherokee, Iowa, Dick (Karen) Heinen of Johnston, Iowa, John (Ann) Heinen of Urbandale, Iowa, and Mike (Carla) Heinen of Denver. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Westover Chapel, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the services. Burial will be at 1:20 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Southern Nevada Veterans Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com
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