Harry L. Heppner, age 98, of The Colony at St. Paul's, passed away in his home Sunday evening, December 17, 2017. 

Mr. Heppner was born November 3, 1919 in Holtville, CA to Harry and Ellen (Sprague) Heppner.  He was a graduate of Occidental College in Los Angeles and earned his graduate degree at the University of Southern California.  Mr. Heppner served as an Elementary School Administrator with Los Angeles Unified School District for thirty years. 

Previous to his employment, he had served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during WWII and in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Vista, CA.  Mr. Heppner was a member and officer of the Associated Administrators of Los Angeles, a member of Phi Delta Kappa and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Greenville.  His hobbies included, woodworking, reading and poetry. 

He is survived by his wife; Marjorie Heppner at home and his daughter, Robin Adams and her husband Fred of Riverside, CA. 

Mr. Heppner was preceded in death by his parents, a son; David Lee Heppner and two brothers; Donald Heppner and Robert Heppner.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, December 29, 2017 in the Keifer Chapel of St. Paul's, with Pastor Dale Shaw, officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's, 339 E. Jamestown Rd., Greenville, PA 16125 or First Presbyterian Church, 323 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. katie Hrdlicka katie Hrdlicka
    December 20, 2017    

    What an amazing man I had the pleasure of caring for. He taught me so much about myself and the wonders of life. He will truly be missed. Rest in Peace Harry Heppner

  2. Madison Steadman Madison Steadman
    December 20, 2017    

    Harry was a joyous man, always putting a smile on your face. I was lucky enough to work with someone so friendly, even for a short period of time. He will always hold a special place in my heart. Rest in Peace Mr. Heppner.

  3. Jennifer Gustafson Jennifer Gustafson
    December 20, 2017    

    Both Harry and Marge are a joy to know. I have been blessed by them. Rest peacefully Harry.

  4. Edna West from England . Edna West from England .
    December 21, 2017    

    Harry had a special place in my heart and I am sure it was the same for him as we shared this love with Marge over many years. I only wish I could be there for the service on the 29th but my love and prayers are with them. Rest in peace Harry.

  5. Annette Rodriguez Annette Rodriguez
    December 22, 2017    

    Rest in peace. You will always hold a special place in my heart. It was a pleasure to know you. It’s a comfort to know you are in a better place now, hopefully sorrounded by the roses you loved so much. Hugs to Marge and will pray for strength for you and your family.

  6. Launice Robinson Walker Launice Robinson Walker
    December 23, 2017    

    My family and I treasure the times we spent with Aunt Peggy and Uncle Harry when they lived in California. The kids remember Harry’s great sense of humor, love of learning, and willingness to recite poetry or tell stories! He was such a fun person to spend time with. He had so much enthusiasm for the world around him, and he shared new interests that he found when they lived in the forest.
    “O captain! My captain! Our fearful trip is done; the ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won.”
    What a wonderful person. Rest in peace after a long life, well lived, Uncle Harry.

  7. Doris J. Lucas Doris J. Lucas
    December 23, 2017    

    I had pleasure of working with Marge and Harry during their days with Los Angeles Unified School District. Harry had a wonderful personalty, was loved by all his students and respected by all his colleagues.
    Rest in peace Harry.. .

  8. Ann Hornby Ann Hornby
    December 23, 2017    

    God has called home a great man. I am so glad to have had the privilege of knowing him. Rest in peace, Harry, we will miss you.

  9. Yolanda Estrada Yolanda Estrada
    December 24, 2017    

    God has called home a wonderful man. Mr, Heppner was my 4th grade teacher in the 50’s, then in the 60’s he hired me as a teacher at his schools, Murchison Street School and Glassell Park School. He was always so supportive of me and my endeavors. I will always remember his friendliness and quick wit. I know that I will see him again one day in heaven with our LORD!

  10. Brittany Velez Brittany Velez
    December 27, 2017    

    Harry was such a pleasure to be around and I am honored to have known him. His smile could light up a room and his laugh was contagious. You will be missed Mr. Heppner. Prayers to Marge.

  11. Susan Heppner Wegl Susan Heppner Wegl
    January 1, 2018    

    I remember Harry coming to visit our family where I grew up in Round Lake, IL, with his two young children from CA. He was always smiling ,something I try to do, and now I believe I know that this trait comes from Harry. Also remember Harry and Marge attending a Heppner family reunion on the Fox River in IL. For several yrs. these reunions were hosted by cousin Dennis Grant at his little cottage with the great big yard leading down to the river’s edge. At the last reunion we attended there
    Harry announced that he was going to live to 100 , as my mother Lucile Legge Heppner had done. She actually made it to 101. But Harry got very close to the mark missing it by only two yrs.
    Harry was a wonderful man. I only wish that we had lived closer to each other and could have visited more. I love you, Harry, and I love Marge too! God bless you both . I’m pretty sure that the Lord has Harry working on something great up there. Hallelujah , Amen.

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