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Harold R. Heun, 86, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at his home in Dayton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Dayton. Fr. Joe Dillinger will officiate. Burial will be Christ the King Catholic Cemetery in Dayton. Visitation will be Monday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a Vigil at 7:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Dayton. For online obituaries & condolences visit:

Harold Richard Heun was born on July 28, 1927, in Gilmore City, Iowa, the son of Richard and Mahala (Fox) Heun.

On October 7, 1950, Harold was united in marriage to Opal Lorene Acheson of Allerton, Iowa. The couple farmed in Barnum and Duncombe before moving to an acreage south of Dayton in 1959, where they lived and farmed for many years. In 1993, they retired from farming and moved into town.

Harold was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Dayton.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Opal Heun of Dayton, Iowa; six children, Denny (Pam) Heun of Columbia, Missouri, Elaine (Jim) Fevold of Gowrie, Iowa, Ray (Kathy) Heun of Dayton, Iowa, Duane (Lori) Heun of Dayton, Iowa, Jeanne (Tom) Stoneburner of Dayton, Iowa, and Joyce (Clint Larsen) Andrews of Fort Dodge, Iowa; 10 grandchildren, Brian Heun, Kevin Heun, Will Fevold, Gabe Heun, Linsey Christie, Lisa Heun, Jenni Andrews, Jessica Pickett, Kaci Stoneburner, and Shane Stoneburner; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Rogers and Dee Black of Fort Dodge, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Tommy, John, and Bob Heun, and his great-granddaughter, Dakotah Fevold.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.