Nancy C. Steill Heick, 73
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Nancy C. (Steill) Heick, 73 years old, passed away on April 29, 2012, at her home in Lebanon, Indiana. A native of Lafayette, Indiana, Nancy was born on August 10, 1938, to the late John and Edna (Schmidt) Steill.
In Lafayette, Nancy graduated from grade school at St. Lawrence and from St. Frances High School in 1956.
On June 14, 1958, she was married to Earl J. "E.J." or "Skeet" Heick, Lafayette, Indiana, and he survives. They lived all of their married life in Lebanon.
Prior to her marriage to E.J., she worked for Indiana Bell in Lafayette. For more than twenty years, Nancy was a volunteer at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. She spent many hours doing charity and volunteer work.
A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Nancy loved her children and grandchildren dearly. She enjoyed traveling to many places, her favorites being, Acapulco and the Bahamas. She also enjoyed a cruise to Jamaica.
Nancy will be sadly missed by her husband, children, grandchildren, relatives, friends, neighbors and all those who knew her.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Lebanon, where she was a special minister for several years. Also a former member of Tri Kappa Sorority, former Brownie Scout Leader and a volunteer and a past president Witham Memorial Hospital
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Myers Mortuary, in Lebanon, Indiana. The Rosary will be held at the mortuary on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. prior to the visitation. The Funeral Mass will be held at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana, on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Timothy Kroeger officiating. Interment will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.
Survivors include her husband, Mr. Earl J. "E.J." Heick, of Lebanon; their three children, Mr. Curt Heick and wife, Kelli, of Lebanon, Mr. Marty Heick and wife, Jill, of Decatur, Illinois, and Mrs. Kathy Gunter and husband, Bud, of Fishers; three sisters, Mrs. Pat Hayden, of Monticello, Mrs. Ruth Price and husband, Dean, of Nashville, Indiana, and Miss Teresa Steill, of Lafayette; three brothers, Mr. Nick Steill and wife, Laurie, of Columbia City, Mr. Stan Steill and wife, Carol, of Lafayette, and Mr. Ed Steill and wife, Joyce, of Battle Ground; four grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Jeanette Murphy; and a daughter, Debbie Heick.
Memorial contributions to: St. Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 309, Lebanon, Indiana 46052; Lebanon Boys and Girls Club, 403 West Main Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052; Shop With A Cop, 201 East Main Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052; or to the
Family Phone: Mr. Earl J. Heick at 765 - 482 - 5764. Funeral Home: Myers Mortuary, Lebanon, Indiana 765 - 482 - 0620.
Published in the Journal & Courier on May 1, 2012