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Heinz Unger

Monday, February 20, 2012
5:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Kearns Funeral Service
3146 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50702

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
9:30 AM until 10:30 AM
Ascension Lutheran Church
2211 Maynard Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
10:30 AM
Ascension Lutheran Church
2211 Maynard Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

Heinz Unger, 90, of Bemidji, Minnesota, formerly of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at his home in Bemidji.

He was born December 24, 1921 in Chemnitz, Germany, the son of Hermann and Johanna L. Wagner Unger. He married Alma C. Guth December 23, 1944 in Rangsdorf, Germany. She preceded him in death on October 16, 2002.

Heinz grew up in Germany, graduated from tech school, and served in the Army and Air Force for Germany during World War II. He became a U.S. citizen following WW II in 1948. Mr. Unger retired from the John Deere PEC in 1983, after 35 years of service. He was a life long member of Trinity and Ascension Lutheran Churches in Waterloo, and a charter member of Ascension. He lived in Cedar Falls for 43 years, beginning in 1959. Heinz later lived in Mentor, Ohio, Rice, Minnesota, and then Bemidji, Minnesota for nine years. He enjoyed church activities, fellowship, and travel with his Ascension and UAW friends, especially trips to Europe, including Germany.

He is survived by two sons, Mark (Nancy) Unger of Bemidji, Minnesota, and James (Cathy) Unger of LaGrange, Kentucky; and one grandson, Drake Unger.

Heinz was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ascension Lutheran Church, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel on Kimball and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the church.

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