Robert J. Heck
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October 9, 2013
Robert J. Heck of N. Fort Myers died suddenly October 9th.
Robert was born in Racine Wisconsin to Clarence and Frances Heck. He was one of ten children. Robert was a veteran in the U.S. Army Signal Corp. from 1953-1954, stationed in Germany. Robert attended the University of Wisconsin and worked as an analyst for the Apollo Program. He joined the New Berlin WI Fire Dept in 1967 rising to the rank of Fire Chief. Bob retired in 1994 and relocated to N Fort Myers. In 1995, Robert joined the Fort Myers Power Squadron where he taught boating safety education and was a member of the Fort Myers Beach Yacht Club.
Robert is survived by his wife Lorraine, of 58 years, six children, eleven grand-children and ten great grand-children. A memorial mass will be held Tuesday October 15th at 10:00AM. at St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 2157 Cleveland Av. Fort Myers.
Interment at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
The family would prefer memorial contributions in Roberts name to LGD Alliance, 19919 Villa Lante Place, Boca Raton, Fl. 33434. Arrangements by Coral Ridge Funeral Home.
Published in The News-Press on Oct. 13, 2013