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Clarence "Duke" G. Hein

December 14, 1932 ~ July 26, 2022 (age 89)


Clarence G. Hein age 89 of Griffith, passed away on Tuesday July 26, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Mary Kathleen “Kathy”; children Sandra (Ken) Kozol, Denise (Larry) Walsh, and Beth (Russ) Roe; grandchildren Marie (Chris), Lawrence Jr., Ryan, Amy (Clayton), Lana, Mia, and Chad; Great-grandchildren Emma, Gwen, Allison, and Luci; Sister-in law Roberta (Gerald) Bechtold.

Clarence is preceded in death by his parents Francis and Mary Hein; sister Ruth (Erwin) Rick; brothers in law Frank (Helen) Gard and William (Mary Ann) Gard.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday August 2, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. DIRECTLY at St. Mary Catholic Church located at 525 N. Broad Street in Griffith with Fr. Theodore Mens celebrating. Burial will follow at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery in Schererville. 

Friends may meet with the family on Monday August 1, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at White Funeral Home located at 921 W. 45th (Glen Park Avenue) in Griffith.

Clarence was an Army Veteran and member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Griffith. He was retired from Carter Controls and the School Town of Highland. The family wishes to thank Haven Hospice (especially Mary Ann and Shelly) for their loving care of Clarence.

The family asks that masks be worn while attending the visitation and funeral services please.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to either St. Mary Catholic Church or to the Share Foundation, . For information, please contact White Funeral Home at 219-924-4100 or visit us at





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August 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
White Funeral Home
921 W. Glen Park Avenue
Griffith, Indiana 46319

Funeral Service
August 2, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
525 N. Broad Street
Griffith, Indiana 46319


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