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Lloyd E. Hein

U.S. Veteran

Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 5, at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home.

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Lloyd E. Hein, age 89, of Eugene (formerly of Sweet Home) passed away Sunday at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He was born in Durham, Kansas to Daniel E. and Hannah (Schlotthauer) Hein.

Lloyd grew up on a farm in Kansas. He graduated from Durham High School. He served in the Army from 1941 – 1945. He completed the Army Ranger training before going to Europe in WWII. He was a Staff Sgt. and was a medical and surgical technician and ran a first aid station in the war.

Lloyd married Delphia Ruth Frick on June 6, 1943 in Ozark, Alabama. They were married over 65 years. They lived in Reedsport for 20 years, and then they lived in Sweet Home for the last 10 years, before moving to Eugene in June.

Lloyd retired in 1980 as a Park Ranger for the State of Oregon. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, and fishing. Lloyd loved his family.

He is survived by his wife, Delphia; son, Michael Hein of Anchorage, Alaska; daughter, Pam Henderson of Junction City; sister, Marietta Miller of Spanaway, WA; three grandsons and six great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Fred Hein.

Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 5, at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services.