Norwin Heimos, the founder of N.G. Heimos Greenhouses and Millstadt Young Plants in Millstadt, Illinois, died on Feb. 18. He was 90.
Heimos founded the company in 1951 as a fruit and vegetable producer and the first greenhouses were built in 1955. The Millstadt facility was acquired in the mid 1980s. Three generations of his family have and continue to run the business, including his daughter Amy Morris and grandson Adam Heimos.
A full obituary can be found in the St. Louis Dispatch. Services for Heimos were held on Feb. 27 at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church.