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Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Robert S. Heck M.D. Obituary
Robert S. Heck M.D. Beloved husband of the late Julie nee Johnson. Loving father of Vicki Heck, Jackie Heck, Dr. Rob (Verena) Heck and Melissa (Doug) Edwards. Cherished grandfather of Griffin, Quinn, Lilly and Vivian. Dear brother of Retired Honorable Donald (Freddie) Heck, and Leanne (Rev. Curtis) Rolfe. Treasured uncle of many nieces and nephews. Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St. Oak Lawn where services will take place Tuesday at 11:00 am. Interment private. Visitation Monday from 3 pm until 9 pm. A Graduate of South Dakota Medical School and was Phi Betta Kappa before transferring to Northwestern University. Dr. Heck did his internship at Cook County Hospital and began his general practice on the Southwest side of Chicago. He was a member of the American Board of Family Physicians and was later elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Academy. He was a Professor of Family Practice at Rush Medical College. Physician at Advocate Christ Medical Center For 40 Years. Robert was a gifted musician and began his formal study at the age of 4. He sang bass with the Dorian Ensemble and played the Cello with the Southwest Symphony Orchestra. He and his wife Julie were members of the St. Xavier Chamber Orchestra. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Southwest Symphony Orchestra, 5164 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn, IL 60453 in Dr. Heck's name would be greatly appreciated. www.thompsonkuensterfuneralhome.com. 708-425-0500.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Jan. 5, 2014
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