Born in Glidden, Iowa where he spent his childhood. Married Bernice Shafer August 24, 1950. They had 49 yrs. together. Leonard served in the Navy in the Korean War, after a few years in Iowa they moved to Southern California to work as a draftsman. In 1980 he and Bernice moved to Oregon to be with his daughter. Bernice preceded him in death in 1999. He is survived by his children, David Hein, Linda Waterman (Earl), and Donald Hein ( Debra), 9 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren.
He was very involved in his church, Grace Lutheran of Eugene and wished for any memorials to be provided to the church.