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Franklin Heide

July 13, 1961 — March 20, 2023

Romney, IN

Franklin J Heide, 61, of rural Romney passed away on Monday, March 20th, 2023. He was born in Lafayette, IN to the late Robert Lee Heide and Iva (Brown) Heide. On July 13, 1961. He married Janet (Koning) Heide in December 1984. Later divorced in 2008. She survives. He grew up in New Richmond, IN. Farming and Excavating was his passion. He was good at it too. His children were his life. He could fix anything, he was a jack of all trades. He loved to tell jokes and he REALLY loved to prank people. He also enjoyed his Coors Light, the mountains were always blue. He had the best personality, sense of humor. He was a good man, he’d give the shirt off his back for anyone. He was the best father, friend, brother and uncle. He will forever be missed by so many. He is survived by his children: daughter Elizabeth Heide-Florence (spouse Jon Florence), Son Joseph F. Heide. He is also survived by his siblings: Carl Reamer of Linden, IN, Nellie Robertson of Mulberry, IN, Earl Heide of Linden, Ethel Geldmeier of Reisel, TX Marian Heide-Branch of Blackstock, SC James Lee Heide of Blackstock, SC. Also by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents Robert and Iva Heide. Also a brother Harry Reamer and sister Ruthie Goodin. Friends may call at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, Linden, IN from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Tuesday March 28. Funeral services will be held at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, Linden at 10:30 AM Wednesday March 29, Pastor Clint Fink officiating, with interment following the service in New Richmond Cemetery. Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home is honored to serve the Heide family. Please leave memories and condolences at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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