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Charles Heyn


Charles R. "Chuck" Heyn, 76, of Williamsburg, formerly of Iowa City and Marengo, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church in Williamsburg. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his memory to support causes near and dear to him and his family. To share a thought, memory or condolence with Chuck's family, please visit the funeral home website at
Charles R. Heyn was born Sept. 19, 1941, in Chicago, the son of William and Geraldine (Reynolds) Heyn. Following graduation from J. Sterling Morton High School in Cicero, Ill., he attended and received a degree in finance from Northwestern University. He spent his career in finance with various companies in various cities across the United States.
Chuck married Dianne Marie Sterba on Dec. 14, 1963, in Cicero, Ill. The couple and their family have lived all over, but no matter where they lived, Chuck became active in the local life of that community. Of course he was involved in all his sons' activities in school and sports, and active in their church and community. When his son went off to Iowa State University, he became one of their biggest Cyclone fans! And when his grandchildren came on the scene, there was no better sound to his ears than being called "Grandpa" by them and spoiling them beyond what Grandma did. His family, his friends, his community and his country was his reason every morning to smile and count his many blessings.
His family includes his wife, Dianne; son and his wife, Dave and Sarah Heyn; and grandchildren, Thomas and Anna. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Paul Heyn, in 2008.
Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service is caring for Chuck's family and his arrangements.