FEDORA — Louis Hein, 87, of Fedora, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at his home.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 26, at Forestburg Lutheran Church. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Butler Cemetery, rural Letcher. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at Willoughby Funeral Home in Howard.
Louis Leonard Hein was born May 19, 1932, near Artesian to Edwin and Genevieve (Kast) Hein.
He entered the Army during the Korean War in 1952, where he served in France building landing strips. In 1954, he returned to Artesian and farmed until he retired. He was united in marriage to Rebecca Zoss Hoffman November 4, 1967.
He is survived by his wife Becky; sons, Brad Hoffman, Brent Hoffman, Bob (Jodi) Hein, and Bill (Tracy McWhorter) Hein; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Gert Hein; and daughter-in-law, Liz Hoffman.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Fred, Walter, Robert, Edwin Jr., Gustav Arthur in infancy, Doris Devine, Edna Teske, and Ruby Roth; and daughter-in-law, Lisa Hoffman.