Dwayne J. Heitzman

July 17, 1930 - March 18, 2009

Dwayne J. Heitzman, 78, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at his home. He was born July 17, 1930, in Riverside, Iowa, to the late Elmo and Elizabeth (nee Kern) Heitzman.

Dwayne was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a master gardener and enjoyed spending time outside growing tomatoes and various vegetables, and in the winter, feeding the birds.

Dwayne is survived by his children, Karen Hanson of Elkhorn, Lisa Heitzman of Little Prairie and D. Keith (Sue) Heitzman of Fond du Lac; five grandchildren; and a sister, Elaine (Walt) Helm of Iowa City, Iowa. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Dwayne is preceded in death by his wife, Sarah, two brothers and his sister.

Private memorial services will be held.

Mealy’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. For further information, please call 594-2442.