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Frederick LeRoy Heck

October 27, 1932 December 9, 2017
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Obituary for Frederick LeRoy Heck

Frederick LeRoy Heck, 85 of Council Bluffs passed away December 9, 2017 at Northcrest Living Center. Fred was born in Council Bluffs on October 27, 1932 to Rollie and Lucille (Cooley) Heck who preceded him in death. He was also preceded by his brother Donald in 1980 and a nephew Lance Heck. Fred was a 1950 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and after graduation joined the Air Force, serving from 1952 to 1956.Upon his discharge, Fred enrolled at the University of Toledo and then transferred to the University of Omaha. Fred worked as a carpenter at SAC Headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base for over 30 years. Prior to that he was a carman for the Union Pacific Railroad. Fred was active in his church serving as an elder and with the Presbyterian Men and was one of the original founders of Habitat for Humanity in Council Bluffs.
He is survived by his wife Mary Gardner, who he married on June 18, 1954; daughters Kathleen Reeves, Virginia Humphreys and her husband Bobby and Carole Heck; grandson Matthew Massey Reeves; sister-in-law Bernice Heck; nephew Don Heck and niece Peggy Crook and husband Richard; other family and friends.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

17

Dec

3:00 PM 12/17/2017 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 12/17/2017 5:00:00 PM
Maher Funeral Home

121 South 7th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Maher Funeral Home
121 South 7th Street Council Bluffs 51501 IA
United States

Service

Monday

18

Dec

11:00 AM 12/18/2017 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 12/18/2017 11:30:00 AM
Dundee Presbyterian Church

5312 Underwood Avenue
Omah, NE 68132

Dundee Presbyterian Church
5312 Underwood Avenue Omah 68132 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cedar Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States
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