Born April 26, 1928
Services for Raymond H. Heck, 85 of Urbandale, IA formerly of Perry, IA will be 10:30 Friday, September 20, 2013 at Murdock Funeral Home in Perry. Pastor Tim Johnson will officiate the service with David Menz as the soloist. Special musical selections will include; Amazing Grace and Wind beneath My Wings. Pallbearers will be: Scott Grubbs, Doug Johnson, Brian Heck, Brad Heck, Bob Perry and John Calvert. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2013 with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. at Murdock Funeral Home. Burial will be in Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry.
Raymond was born April 26, 1928 in Berkely, IA the son of Raymond and Esther Louise (Kirkendall) Heck. After graduation from Perry High School in 1946, Raymond began farming near Perry. Raymond was united in marriage to Berniece Heck and they continued to live on the farm before moving to Des Moines 24 years ago. Raymond was a member and past president of the Soybean Association and received the Soybean Association Lifetime Achievement Award.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 67 years Berniece Heck of Urbandale, IA; son Ron (Carole) Heck of Perry; daughter Judy (Keith) Nebergall of Fort Collins, CO; one brother Michael (Barbara) Heck of Paonia, Co; three grandchildren; four step-grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Memorials are suggested to the City of Urbandale Ambulance Service/EMS.Information provided by: Murdock Funeral Home
1420 Warford Street
Perry, IA 50220