David Michael Heinle
July 29, 1955 – January 26, 2018
Dave passed away while vacationing in Maui, Hawaii.
Dave was born in Santa Rosa, CA to Charles C. Heinle and Meredith McCloskey Heinle. He grew up in Santa Rosa and moved to Arcata, CA in 1970.
While in elementary school, Dave learned to play the clarinet, and played in every school band after that. He especially enjoyed his high school band.
Dave graduated Arcata High School in 1973 and studied for a couple of years at Humboldt State University. He was the manager at Tom’s Sourdough Pizza in Eureka, CA from 1976 – 1979.
Dave moved to Corvallis, OR in 1980 when he started working for Burger King where he remained for 30 years. He became Director of Operations. He moved to Salem, OR in 1983. After his retirement, Dave began volunteering at the Salem Hospital, which he really enjoyed doing.
Dave is survived by two sisters; Susan E. Louk of Albany, OR and Carol Lang of Eureka, CA; brother-in-law, Howard Lang of Eureka, CA; brother Jim Heinle of San Francisco, CA; nieces Katie Louk of Corvallis and Lindsey Louk of Albany; nephew Marcus Louk of Albany; five great nephews Colton, Baron, Grafton, Maser and Bosco Louk of Albany, OR.
He is also survived by a group of loving, caring friends.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday February 8th, 2018 at 10:00am at AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home.