Helen Heckman Obituary

Helen L. Heckman
Helen Heckman
Helen L. Heckman

April 26, 1916 - January 23, 2015
Born in Adair, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Helen Heckman, 98, died Friday, January 23, 2015, at Calvin Community in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 26, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Des Moines, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery northwest of Adair.

Helen was born April 26, 1916, to Lou and Louise Heckman in Guthrie County, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's EV. Lutheran Church. Helen attended Bear Grove #7, St. John's Parochial School and graduated from Adair High School. She was employed during WWII in Washington, D.C. and then in Des Moines until retirement.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, George, Lawrence, Edward, Melvin, and Marcus; and five sisters, Martha Walker, Marie Readinger, Laura Garrett, Grace Heckman, and Velma Heckman. She is survived by her sister, Ruby Anderson of Des Moines and 27 nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Des Moines. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.

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Trinity Lutheran Church
3223 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA US
Monday, January 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
3223 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
Monday, January 26, 2015
11:00 AM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Northwest of Adair, Iowa, IA
Monday, January 26, 2015
2:00 PM


Trinity Lutheran Church
3223 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311