Thursday, January 17th, 2013
James L. Hiestand, 71, Rossburg, passed away Jan. 15, 2013, at his residence.
He was born March 26, 1941, in Rossburg to Don B. and Mary E. Lorton Hiestand.
He is survived by his children, Chad C. (fiancee Tanya) Hiestand of Rossburg, Nichole Heiser of Eaton, Elisha Borders of Eaton; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Bob (Judy) Hiestand of Ansonia, Ronald (Joyce) Hiestand of North Star and Steve (Marge) Hiestand of Rossburg; sisters, Betty Link of Cave Creek, Ariz., Diana (Frank) Huber of North Star, Julia (Darrel) Meyer of New Weston, and Jeanie (Jeff) Mathew of Lima; an uncle; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in law, Frank Link, and two nieces.
He was retired from Northwest Airlines where he had been an aircraft mechanic. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville, and North Star American Legion. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville. Burial with full military honors will follow in the St. Bernard Church Cemetery, Burkettsville.
Calling is 4-9 p.m. Friday with prayer services at 3:45 p.m. and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com.