Leon Heiple of Washington, DC passed away on November 24, 2012 at the age of 78. He is survivedby nieces Mary Greer of White Bear Lake, Minnesota and Nancy Goldsmith of Blaine, Minnesota; nephews Bill Heiple of Austin, Texas, Bob Heiple of Roseville Minnesota and sister-in-law Marilyn Heiple also of Roseville Minnesota. He is also survived by extended family and dear friends. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Leon's dear friend Aubrey. In lieu of flowers the family asks that friends make a donation to the charity of their choice. Interment will be private in Elkville, Illinois at a later date.