Deloris F. Heck, age 87, of Belle passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Deloris was born on November 28, 1930, in rural Paydown, a daughter to the late Lee M. and Cora L. (Shanks) Luecke.
On December 25, 1947, Deloris was united in marriage to Gordon Heck in Belle. He preceded her in death on August 14, 1986.
She was a lifelong area resident and a member of the First Christian Church of Belle. She had been employed at the International and Brown Shoe Companies as well as Ottenheimers in Lanes Prairie. Deloris retired in 1992 and served as a Nanny for a number of years.
Deloris was very active in her church helping with church functions, luncheons, and being a part of the Willing Workers program. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and baking. She made several wedding cakes for people from the area. Deloris liked growing flowers, gardening, and canning her vegetables and jellies. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Deloris was known as “grandma” to many throughout the area and will be missed greatly by her family as well as her community.
Deloris is survived by: one son: Kevin Heck and his wife Cindy of Belle; two daughters, Loraine Bossaller and her husband David of Byron and Elaine Buchka of Belle; thirteen grandchildren, Marsha, Brandy, Shane, Becky, Paula, Melissa, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Randy, Travis, Ben, Jordon, and Dee; thirty three great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Arlene Luecke of Texas as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents and spouse of almost 40 years, Deloris is preceded in death by one grandchild, Jessica Heck, two brothers, Charles Luecke, and Dennis Luecke, and an infant sister, Nadine Luecke.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Belle with Mitchell Seaton officiating. Interment will be in the Liberty Cemetery near Belle.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Deloris Heck Memorial Fund.