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Raymond “Ray” Heeren, 86

Posted December 9, 2016 at 5:17 pm

Raymond “Ray” Heeren, of Akron, Iowa passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 12, 2016 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron, Iowa. Reverend Carla Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 11, 2016, with a Prayer service at 7:00 p.m., all at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

Casket bearers will be his grandsons: Derek Heeren, Dustin Heeren, Matthew Heeren, Ethan Heeren, Austin Willer, and Chet Willer. Honorary Casket bearers will his granddaughters: Wynette Heeren, Paige Chapman, Tina Beal, Tawnia Allyn, Bonnie Sievert,

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