ROCKWELL CITY - Frank A. Hiner, 70, of Rockwell City, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 23, 2012 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home after a courageous battle with cancer.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, August 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Dale Harlow, Northfield Church of Christ, officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Frank is survived by his children, Nettie Camp of Arizona, Dorothy Heilman of South Dakota, Rebecca Mohr of Lake City, Lois Cooper of Urbandale, Theresa Haffner of Webster City, and Curtis Hiner ( Symanntha French) of Coalville. Frank also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, his sister, Lois (Joe) Vanhorn of Vincent, a foster sister, Karen Burns of Idaho, several nieces and nephews, and a long time fishing buddy, Scott Bringle of Minnesota.
FRANK A. HINER
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Frank Albert Jr., and his sister, Ardith (Hiner) Hayden.
He was born on September 21, 1941 in rural Greene County to Harry and Inus (Krenzer) Hiner. Frank was raised in rural Greene County and grew up along the banks of the Racoon River. He served in the U.S. Army for 6 years. After the military, Frank worked on the farm as a hired hand. On June 21, 1963, he married Connie Coogle; they later divorced after having six children. He worked at Webb Hatchery until his health required him to retire in 1983. Frank's passion was fishing in the winter, spring, summer, and fall. He spent his retirement living in Rockwell City. Frank enjoyed playing cards, making and collecting knives, woodworking, cooking his favorite recipes, fishing with his buddies and camping in the yellow bus.
In Lieu of flowers memorial may be left to the discretion of the family.