Obituary of Jeanette Heck
Jeanette Elizabeth Heck
(May 5, 1937 - December 3, 2018)
Jeanette Elizabeth Heck of Camrose, Alberta, formerly of Provost, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the age of 81 years.
Jeanette, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was born in Macklin, Saskatchewan on May 5, 1937. She was the fourth child of seven, born to Jacob and Katarina Raab.
Jeanette grew up on the family farm near Hayter, Alberta. On August 11, 1959, she married Gabriel Heck in the Rosenheim Church near Provost, Alberta. They raised four children and enjoyed 44 years together prior to Gabriel’s passing on March 4, 2004.
Jeanette enjoyed the memories of the threshing days and chuckwagon runs at the homestead with family and friends. She enjoyed having a beautiful yard full of flowers and shopping. Jeanette was a caring woman who looked forward to visits from family and friends and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Left to cherish Jeanette’s memory are her four children Glen (Tina), Carol (Francis), Darlene (Tom) and Lee-Ann and grandchildren Jennifer (Kenneth), Ryan, Andrea (Dave) and Katelyn (Ernie) as well as her nine great-grandchildren. Jeanette will be sadly missed by her sisters Dorothy (Carl), Kathy (Steve) and Loretta (Norbert).
Jeanette was predeceased by her husband Gabriel; brothers Tadeus Raab and Tony Raab; sister Gertie Fleck; and parents Jacob and Katerina Raab.
~ May She Rest In Peace ~
A Funeral Liturgy outside Mass was held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 7, 2018 from St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, with Rev. Larry Pederson as celebrant. Interment has taken place in the Camrose Cemetery.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Jeanette's memory may be made to The Stollery Children's Hospital, or to STARS.