Harry "Tom" Heitkamp
Cincinnati - Harry "Tom" Heitkamp passed away May 3 at the age of 94. Tom was born on March 8, 1927 in Cincinnati to the late Harry Heitkamp and Goldie Heitkamp. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Della Mae Heitkamp. After high school, Tom attended Deep Springs College in California. Returning, he graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Fine Arts degree. Tom then joined the Army and served from 1954-1956. On December 21, 1957 he married "Dell" whom he had met at college. Retiring in 1987 from Proctor and Gamble as an Art Director, he spent his time gardening, collecting/restoring antiques and listening to classical music. He was a past President of the International Bonzai Society. Tom is survived by his son, Kenneth A. Heitkamp of Wilder, Idaho and two grandchildren. Internment will take place in the Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorial gathering will held on Thursday, May 13 from 1-3 PM at Spring Grove Funeral Home -Elden Good (2620 Erie Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45208). Memorial contributions should be made in Tom's name to Deep Springs College. Online condolences may be at www.springgrove.org
Published by The Cincinnati Enquirer from May 8 to May 9, 2021.