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Dewayne L. Hiebner: 1942-2020

  • Dewayne L. Hiebner
    Dewayne L. Hiebner

Dewayne L. Hiebner was called home on Aug. 26, 2020 at the Aurora Memorial Hospital after going into cardiac arrest. Dewayne was born Feb. 8, 1942 in York, Neb. to Thomas and Lena (Rempel) Hiebner. He was married to Sharon Glanzer in rural Freeman, S.D. on July 18, 1965. Dewayne accepted Christ as his personal Savior as a teenager while attending an Aurora Crusade meeting. He was a member of the Faith Evangelical Bible Church in Henderson, Neb.

Prior to his marriage he was employed at Henderson Irrigation and Huebert Irrigation. Dewayne and Sharon farmed at the home place until 2012 when they moved to Henderson. Dewayne loved every aspect of farming from planting to harvest. After his retirement he always looked forward to helping his son Troy with his fall fieldwork. 

During his last four years, he administrated his own kidney dialysis in his home.

Dewayne is survived by his wife, Sharon and three sons: Steward and Diahn of McClelland, Iowa, their three children Jordan and Megan Hiebner of Henderson, Justine and Jordan Anderson of Sutton, Neb. and Jason and Anna Hiebner of Orange City, Iowa; Barry and Lorraine Hiebner of Henderson and their son, David; Troy and Corianne Hiebner of Henderson and their children Jade, Mason and Mia. Great-grandchildren are Asher, Ellie, Wyatt, Ian Hiebner and Leighton Anderson. Other survivors include brother Thomas L. Hiebner and wife Rubena, sisters Evelyn Ediger and husband Virgil, Twila Busenitz and husband Clarence and sister-in-law Ellen Pederson.

Dewayne was preceded in death by his parents, parents-in-law Eli and Ann Glanzer, brother Ron, brother-in-law David Pederson and brother-in-law Morris Friesen.

A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31 at Faith Evangelical Bible Church in Henderson. A private graveside service was held prior to the memorial service at the Faith Evangelical Bible Cemetery.