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Obituary for Ronald J. Heck

January 2, 1949 - May 31, 2017
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Age 68

Loving Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather


Ronald "Ron" J. Heck "Hecter", 68, of Beaver Dam passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital.

A memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road, Beaver Dam. A Celebration of Life for Ron will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Ronald was born on January 2, 1949 the son of Alvin J. and Stella (Celmer) Heck Sr. in Racine, Wisconsin. He attended Sacred Heart Elementary School in Racine and was a 1967 graduate of Racine Horlick High School. He was a graduate of the Racine Police Academy.
Ron had been employed with the Racine Police Department from 1968 – 1979, the Dodge County Sheriff Department from 1980 – 1992 and later had been employed in security with John Deere of Horicon from where he retired.

Ron loved grade school baseball, he was an avid fan of baseball and football. He loved racing both NASCAR and Beaver Dam Racing. He enjoyed restoring his Pontiac GTO and loved his Corvette. Ron also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at Walker's with his friends.

He is survived by his children: Matthew Heck, Robyn (Robb) Brunelle, Nathan Heck and Christopher Heck all of Beaver Dam and Olivia Heck of Milwaukee; his grandchildren: Evann Vockroth and Eleanor Budde; his sisters and brother: Joanne Pfeiffer, Alvin J. (Carol) Heck Jr and Patricia Merritt; former spouses and friends: Kathy Murray and Mary Long and his former sister-in-law "Aunt" Ginger Long. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother, brothers-in-law Marvin Pfeiffer and Robert Merritt.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Ron's "Walker's Family", and to the countless others who have helped him throughout the years.

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N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
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