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Calvin Heimbouch

Obituary of Calvin Lee Heimbouch

Calvin Lee Heimbouch, 86, of Greeley, Colorado, passed away on March 27, 2023. He was born on September 23, 1936, in Mitchell, Nebraska, to Jake and Martha(Rau)Heimbouch. He grew up on a farm in Mitchell where he loved the quaint small-town life. Calvin never stopped talking about his childhood memories and friends.


Calvin married Marilyn Helzer on February 3, 1957. They worked together on a farming operation in Morrill, Nebraska, while raising three girls. Traveling was one of the many things they enjoyed doing together. Calvin loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


While farming in Morrill, Calvin also had a feed yard with cattle and lambs. He later opened a Farm, Home and Ranch Supply Store (Heim-Mick) in Mitchell, Nebraska. While operating Heim-Mick He started an Auction House and was the Auctioneer. Calvin later became employed with Pioneer Hi-Bred in the microbial division. He loved traveling to feed yards in the Western Nebraska and Colorado area. In October 1986 he and Marilyn moved to Greeley, Colorado. In 2003 he retired from Pioneer.  


Calvin is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marilyn (Helzer) Heimbouch; daughters and sons-in-laws: Rhonda and James Healy, Kathleen and Michael Tschacher, and Tamara and Thomas Rhoads; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; brother, Royce Heimbouch; and Sister Sandra Sauer. 


Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Lucille (Heimbouch) Baum, Melvin Heimbouch, Gary Heimbouch, and Norman Heimbouch. 


Calvin was involved in the Jaycees and Nebraska Young Farmers Association. He loved his wife, Marilyn, who was his soulmate. They lovingly took care of one another over the years. He was active in his grandchildren's school activities and events. He loved gardening, cooking, and family. Calvin touched many lives. He never met a stranger! He will be missed by many. 


A Life Celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 22, 2023, at Adamson’s. A luncheon will follow. Please direct memorial donations to Pathways Hospice, 305 Carpenter Road, Fort Collins, CO, 80525 or online at Condolences may be shared at 

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Calvin's Life Celebration

11:00 am
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Adamson Life Celebration Home
2000 W 47th Avenue
Greeley, Colorado, United States

Reception to follow

Reception will follow from 12:00pm-2:00pm in Adamson's Reception room.