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John E. Hey

Published: Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

STERLING – John E. Hey, 86, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Sterling Pavilion. He was the owner of Hey’s Refrigeration, before retiring.

John was born Dec. 29, 1926, the son of Ira V. and Carmal (Kindle) Hey. He served in the Navy. He married Dolores Weigle on Sept. 28, 1947, at St. John Lutheran Church in Sterling.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores; one daughter, Marty (Bob) Egert, and one son, Monty Hey, both of Sterling; one sister, Clarice (Clair) Book of San Antonio; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three sons, Michael, Mark, and one in infancy; and two brothers, Robert and Derril. 

Graveside services were Friday at Reformed Mennonite Cemetery in Sterling, with the Rev. Mark Oehlert, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church, officiating.

Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established.

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