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Wayne Hiland

Obituary for Wayne Hiland

January 23, 1934 - September 6, 2017
Orient, Iowa | Age 83


Wayne Hiland, 83, of Orient, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Cathy Nutting will officiate the service.

Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter, Ia. with honors provided by the Iowa Navy Funeral Honors Team.

Open visitation with family receiving friends will begin one hour prior to the service at 9:30 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home in Creston.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Orient Public Library or the Greenfield Public Library. Online condolences can be made at

Wayne William Hiland, son of Silas Highland and Martha Mildred (Beck) Highland, was born on January 23, 1934 in Pontiac, Ill. He was educated in the Cornell schools in Ill. and graduated from high school there. Wayne enlisted with the United States Navy in 1952 and served his country actively until his honorable discharge in 1956. He then served in the Reserves for eight years.

On April 7, 1956, Wayne was united in marriage to Sylvia Thornton in Dade County, Ga. Together they resided in Burlington, Ia. and Lincoln, Neb. and most recently they lived together in Orient, Ia. Over the years, Wayne enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, flying, reading and spending time with his family.

Surviving Wayne is his wife Sylvia of Orient; two daughters, Donna (husband Jon) Miller of Creston and Debbie Bell of Burlington, Ia.; two sons, Randy Hiland of Burlington, Ia. and Ryan Hiland of Lincoln, Neb.; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law Gloria Hiland; along with several nieces, nephews and friends. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, son Ronald Hiland, sister Evelyn Crim, infant sister May and son-in-law Ernest Bell.



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