SIDE STREETS: Modest sign painter quite an artist and darned good historian, too

Ray Heins paints a Nativity scene to replace one stolen from Immanuel Lutheran Church on Pikes Peak Avenue in this December 2000 file photo. Heins had painted the original scene 50 years earlier.  Photo by Carol Lawrence / The Gazette
Ray Heins paints a Nativity scene to replace one stolen from Immanuel Lutheran Church on Pikes Peak Avenue in this December 2000 file photo. Heins had painted the original scene 50 years earlier. Photo by Carol Lawrence / The Gazette
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