Obituary: Heinz Biewald

Heinz Biewald

NAUGATUCK — Heinz E. Biewald, 88, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 at Beacon Brook Health Center. He was the husband of Hannelore (Schruff) Biewald, who passed away in 2012.

Mr. Biewald was born Oct. 23, 1929 in Oppeln, Germany, the son of the late Paul and Frieda (Anlauf) Biewald. He was raised in Germany and had worked as a beer brewer before moving to the U.S. in 1956. Upon arriving in America, he resided in New York City before moving to New Haven in 1968. In addition to being a devoted husband, he was known as being extremely active, gardening and working in the yard. He loved the outdoors and on sunny days would seldom be found inside. He was a big soccer fan and enjoyed playing cards and gathering with his family and friends.

Mr. Biewald is survived by his sons, Horst and his wife, Linda, of Hamden, Karl and his wife, Susan, of Naugatuck, Rainer of Naugatuck, Frank and his wife, Heather, of Oxford; his brother, Adolf Biewald of Arizona; his sisters, Ruth Richter of Germany, and Marianne Westcott of England; his 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Assoc., P.O. Box 718, Old Mystic, CT 06372.