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George Heck

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Heck, George Michael

George Michael Heck died June 6, 2016. He was born December 22, 1940 in Trona, California to Helen and George Heck. He grew up in Lakeland Florida, and graduated from Lakeland High School in 1958. He then attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. After graduating from the University of Florida, he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico to accept a position with Sandia National Laboratories, where he worked and studied at the University of New Mexico, receiving his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering. He fell in love with the great Southwest and that combined with his love for his work at Sandia, spent the remainder of his life in Albuquerque working at Sandia Labs until his retirement in 1996.

Mike married his loving wife, Leslie in 1963 and they were married for over 53 years. He is survived by Leslie and his two sons, Kevin and Scott and his three granddaughters Amy, Madysen and Heather. He was a great family man and enjoyed golfing outings with all members of his family. He was also an avid Florida Gators fan, following both the football and basketball teams every season. In his retirement, he enjoyed playing golf, smoking a cigar and an occasional cocktail out on his front deck watching the sunset.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016 between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm at Arroyo Del Oso Golf Course, 7001 Osuna Rd., Albuquerque, NM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the or a .
Published in Albuquerque Journal from June 10 to June 24, 2016
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