Obituary: Scotty Hiebert

Scott Daniel Hiebert was born on Jan. 15, 1989, in Wichita to parents Tim and Debbie. He passed away on July 11, 2018, due to the complications during treatment of leukemia.

He attended Cheney schools and graduated from high school in 2007. After attending Newman University, Scotty enlisted in the Army in 2011. His service included Fort Bragg in North Carolina, a deployment to Afghanistan, Grafenwohr in Germany and Fort Carson in Colorado Springs. During his seven years he served as an airborne paratrooper, a pathfinder, he trained for air assault missions, and he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. More valuable to him were the lifelong friendships he made along the way.

Scotty was a family man and enjoyed time with his wife, Audrey (Bradley) and his daughter, Adalynn (18 months). He accepted Jesus Christ as his savior at an early age; it was a decision that would guide him through his life. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with the ones he loved. He enjoyed all kinds of sports, woodworking, hiking, target shooting and traveling with his wife.

Scotty is survived by wife, Audrey, and daughter, Adalynn, of Fountain, Colo.; brother, William of Wichita; sister, TinaMarie and husband Ryan Murray of Wichita; step-brother, Seth and wife Jenny Edens and Marshall of Cheney, step-brother Alex and wife Kelsey Davis of Tacoma, and step-brother Danny Davis of Wichita; parents, Tim and wife Gina Hiebert, and Debbie and husband Randy Edens of Cheney; father-in-law, Norman Bradley of Cheney; brothers-in-law, Ryan and Ann Heinlein and Dalton and Jorie of Olathe, and Clark of Cheney; sister-in-law, Laura and Corby Turner and Ashton and Danielle of Wichita; grandmother, Ruby Hamm of Wichita; grandmother-in-law, Elizabeth Bradley; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was proceeded in death by grandparents Henry LaVern Hamm, and Clarence and Ferne Hiebert.

A memorial fund is set up for daughter Adalynn at Citizens State Bank in Cheney. Scotty will be honored with a memorial service at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs. A funeral service is tentatively planned for Saturday, July 21, at 10 a.m. at Cheney United Methodist Church. For confirmation, call Wulf Ast Mortuary at 316-535-2211.

Scotty was truly an amazing man who always put others first without hesitation. His outlook on life was positive and contagious to all who knew him, and will be his lasting legacy.