Heptner, Bernhard Nathanael
Pastor Heptner was a seminary professor. He served in Näb in 1929. He was arrested in 1930 and again in 1935. He suffered a nervous breakdown, but had recovered by 1938 and was living in Engels. He died in prison.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 143.