Kenneth L. Heiman, 64, Scranton, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Stormont Vail Health Center.
Kenneth was born on Jan. 7, 1949, in Iola, to Mary (Kipp) and Frank Heiman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill Heiman; and sister, Marie Sinclair.
He graduated from Humboldt High in 1967. He worked from 1967 to 1971 as a journeyman carpenter. He also worked for Williams Brothers Pipeline/Magellan Midstream Pipeline from 1971 to 2004, when he retired.
He was united in marriage to Bethenia Lee Dickey on Sept. 25, 1971. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Parish in Scranton. He is survived by his loving wife, Bethenia Heiman, Scranton; two sons, Francis Heiman and wife Krystal, Scranton, and Jonathan Heiman and wife Kelly, Carbondale. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Samuel, Eli, Riley, and Quentin; two sisters, Sylvia York, Humboldt, and Betty Heppler, Wichita; three brothers, Robert Heiman, Humboldt, Daniel Heiman, Moran, and Charles Heiman, Piqua, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Scranton.
A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church-Scranton, 309 S. 6th St., Osage City, KS 66523.
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