Edwin Heiman, born Jan. 10, 1932, in Piqua, died of cancer at his home in Denver, Colo., on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
Ed was born to Edward and Rose (King) Heiman on a farm south of Piqua. He attended Piqua Grade School and graduated from Iola High School. He enlisted into the U.S. Air Force and served three years. He settled in Denver and married Jackie Michael on April 16, 1960. He worked at Keebler for 42 years.
He was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening.
Ed is survived by two sons, Tim and Kenny, both of Denver; one sister, Virginia Westerman, Piqua; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie; his parents; a sister, Winnifred, and four brothers, Norbert, Alfred, Conrad and Lloyd.
Cremation has taken place and burial will be at a later date.
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