May 15, 1919 to May 21, 2018 - Arnold Mike Heiman was born in Damascus, Oregon.

Arnold Mike Heiman

Arnold Mike Heiman was born in Damascus,

Oregon to Casper Heiman and Margaret

Kehrli Heiman. He attended Cottrell grade

school and took courses in Agriculture and Animal

Husbandry at OSU under the GI Bill.

During World War II he served in the Army,

spending two years overseas in Ireland, France and

Germany. He was seriously wounded at the Battle

of the Bulge, requiring six months recuperation in

England. He received a Purple Heart and Expert

Rifleman's award.

Arnold married Lillian Bachofner on July 29,

1943 in Portland. They had two children, Lawrence

Arnold and Donna Mae.

He worked for several dairies in the Portland

area before working for 35 years as a food and

coffee salesman for many companies, including

Boyd's and MJB.

He enjoyed being outdoors, raising beef cattle,

farming and traveling.

Arnold received Christ as his Savior in the

cotton fields of North Carolina while serving in the

Army and was later baptized at the Trinity Baptist

church. More recently, he was a member of the

Pleasant Home Community Church.

He is survived by his wife Lillian, grandchildren

Rebecca Speitz, Tess Barr-Hamblin and Dylan Barr

and great-grandsons Casper, Cade and Chase. He

was preceded in death by son Larry Heiman and

daughter Donna Barr.

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