Jeffrey Heck

JEFFREY D. HECK, 63 WASILLA, Alaska - Jeffrey D. Heck, 63, of Wasilla, Alaska, died January 29, 2013. Born March 9, 1949, in Freeport; he was the son of Lester E and Dorothy L Heck. He graduated from FHS, enlisted in Army and served 3 tours of duty in Viet Nam. Jeffrey worked at KS Tire for many years. In late '80s he moved to Alaska. He was predeceased by his father in 1962, mother in 2012; and his paternal and maternal grandparents. Survived by siblings, Chyrll Rohde-Lincoln (David) Freeport, IL; nephews, Erich Rohde (Patty) Durand and their children, Katelyn and Gavin, Adam Rohde (Stephanie) White Fish, MT and their son, Jay; Janice Gunn Dayton, OH and nephew, Jeremy Green Ohio and niece, Jennifer Cordray (Nick) Ohio and their daughters, Brooklyn, Lilly and Kenley; Bradley K Heck (Stella), Watertown, TN and niece, Heather Ricketts (Aaron) TN and their son, Trent and stepson, John Locklear TN and grandson, Johnathan Locklear. Also survived by his Alaska family, uncle, Don Heck (Peg) and cousin, Kelly; numerous cousins around the U.S. and various hunting buddies. Cremation rites have been accorded. Cremains will be spread over the land he loved in Alaska at a later date.

Published in The Journal-Standard on Apr. 9, 2013