December 12, 1934 – November 4, 2017
PAUL — Hallie Kenneth Heiner, an 82-year-old resident of Paul, Idaho, passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at his home from complications of congestive heart failure.
Hallie was born Dec. 12, 1934, in Heyburn, Idaho, to Elmer Stevens and Leah (Moon) Heiner. He grew up in Heyburn and graduated 12th grade from Heyburn High School. He married his high school sweetheart, Sharon Louise May, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on July 8, 1953. Together, they moved to Provo, Utah, where Hallie graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree. A few years later, he moved his wife and three children to New Mexico, where he received his master’s degree. After graduation, they moved to Paul, where Hallie taught chemistry until his retirement from Minico High School in 1995.
He was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in various capacities including as a stake missionary, bishop, in the Young Mens, Scouting, as a member of the stake high council, and other various ward and stake callings. He served church missions to the Bishop’s Storehouse, the Employment Center, and the Boise and Twin Falls Temples.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; his children, Dennis (Linda) Heiner, Dyann (Steve) Blood, Nancy (Curtis) Johansen, Kristen (Eric) Dibb and Serina (the late Robert) Vodraska; 17 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Stevens (Aurilla) Heiner; and a sister, Sharon Alexander.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Kenneth Irwin Heiner; one grandson, Kenneth Icean Pollard; a son-in-law, Robert Vodraska; one daughter-in-law, Ann Clark Heiner; and five siblings, LaRue Cheney, Elwood Heiner, (twins) Barbara and Beverly Heiner, and Thane Heiner.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—Emerson 1st Ward, 127 S. 950 W., of Paul, with Bishop Rick May officiating. Burial will be in Rupert Cemetery.
A visitation will be held at Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, where family and friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, and at the church on Thursday, from 10 until 10:45 a.m. preceding the funeral service.
The family expresses their thanks to the doctors and nurses of Cassia Memorial Hospital, Intermountain Homecare and Hospice and Rasmussen Funeral Home for their professional and sincere care.