News Item: Lewis A. Heffner
(Category: July 2020)
Posted by kylet
Friday 24 July 2020 - 12:09:50


Lewis A. Heffner, age 90, passed away Tuesday July 21, 2020 at his residence in Noblesville. Lewis and his wife Vera were longtime Portland residents. He was born in Lafayette, Indiana on June 12, 1930 the son of Arol and Dorothea (McFarland) Heffner. He was married on May 27, 1961 to Vera G. Gisela who survives. Lew worked at Teledyne Portland Forge as a sales manager, Vice President of Sales and Vice President over thirty eight years. He was a 1948 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School and 1952 graduate Purdue University. He was a 1st Lieutenant with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Portland Lions Club, Portland Elks Lodge, Museum of the Soldier and American Legion Post #211.

Surviving are his wife Vera, three daughters Carolyn Tilford (husband Trent) of Bloomington, IN., Sandra Aich (husband James) of Corydon, IN and Jessica Chapala (husband Matthew) of Carmel, IN, one brother Thomas Heffner (wife Sonja) of Marysville, Ohio, Seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Monday July 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Benjamin Aich presiding. Burial will follow with military graveside honors in the Green Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 – 2:00 PM prior to the services. Memorials can be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, Portland Lions Club or Museum of the Soldier.

This news item is from Baird-Freeman Funeral Home
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