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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: HEIN; Norman Carl-12/6/2005-USA/TX
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 23:22:55 +0100

Rev. Norman Carl Hein died at his home on Sunday, June 12, 2005, after a
courageous battle with cancer. Norman is survived by his wife of 46 years,
Jean (Springer), son, Nathan of Cedar Park, TX and daughter, Elizabeth
Wysocki and husband, Patrick as well as grandchildren, Miranda, Jovian, and
Orion of Bastrop. He is also survived by brothers, Carl III of
Winston-Salem, N.C., and family and Gary of Verona, Wis., and family. Norman
was preceded in death by his parents, Carl C. Hein, Jr. and Freda G. Hein
(Michelfelder). Norman was born February 15, 1936, in Pittsburgh, Pa., and
was a graduate of Capital University in 1958. In 1962 he graduated from
Trinity Lutheran Seminary and was ordained as a Lutheran pastor. He served
as a Lutheran pastor in South Dakota and received his master's degree in
Public Administration from the University of Minnesota in 1970. Norman
served as a consultant for Lutheran Council in the United States of America
in New York City prior to moving to Texas in 1972. He retired from Lutheran
Social Service of the South in 2001 after serving in many roles for nearly
30 years. In his retirement, Norman became an avid wood carver and wood
turner leaving family and friends with unique gifts of his talents. He was a
member of the Texas Woodcarver's Guild and the Central Texas Wood Turner's
Association. Norman attended Faith Lutheran Church having served in many
capacities as a faithful member in the congregation's mission and ministry.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 16, 2005, at
Cook-Walden Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.,
Friday, June 17, 2005, at Faith Lutheran Church with the Reverend Clifford
Locke officiating. Interment will follow at Cook-Walden/Memorial Hill
Cemetery in Austin, Texas. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials
be made to Faith Lutheran Church organ fund, Hospice Austin, or Lutheran
Social Service of the South.

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