Harold R. Hiner
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Harold R. Hiner, age 89, of Brooklyn, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Grinnell Regional Hospital. Funeral service: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday March 23, 2021 at Grace United Methodist Church, Brooklyn with Rev. Joyce Proctor officiating. Visitation: 10:00-11:00 a.m., Tuesday March 23, 2021 at Grace United Methodist Church, Brooklyn. Burial will be at the Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery, Brooklyn. In lieu of flowers memorials may be contributed to Grace United Methodist Church, Brooklyn. Masks and social distancing will be required at all services. Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn is assisting the family with arrangements.
Harold is survived by his son George (Lori) Hiner of Brooklyn; four grandchildren, Tricia (Eric Smith) Allen of Bismark, ND., Jennifer (Mike) Peska Senkel of Anna, TX., Derek Hiner of Brooklyn, Justin Peska of Lewisville, TX.; four great-grandchildren, Autumn Waterbeck of Des Moines, Faith Allen of Bismark, ND., Hunter Hiner of Brooklyn and Paisley Smith of Bismark, ND.; one great-great grandson, Phoenix Brown of Des Moines; and a son-in-law Larry (Karla) Peska of Prosper, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Pauline in 2015; a daughter, Joyce Peska; and his siblings, Jake Hiner, Mary Pierce, Mildred Hiner, Kenneth Hiner, LaVina Hiner, Lola Wheeler, Glady Wheeler, Howard Hiner, Norma Michael, Neva Zigler, and Robert Hiner in infancy.
Harold Robert Hiner was born May 28, 1931 at home in Poweshiek County, the son of George and Mae Allen Roby Hiner. He received his education from the Brooklyn Schools. Harold was united in marriage to Pauline Yossi on March 27, 1953 in Monticello, Iowa. When Harold was young, he worked for Rosco Ormiston, followed by 42 years for Poweshiek County, retiring in 1993. Harold also worked for Jerry and Mary Dale and Brad for many years. He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Brooklyn where he served on the Board of Trustees’ and donated countless hours of his time for many church repairs. Harold loved to do all kinds of odd jobs for hire and for his family before his health declined. He enjoyed all sports and was a huge Iowa Hawkeyes fan. He was always tinkering and stayed active as long as he could.