George Heck

Obituary of George John Heck

George John Heck

(February 3, 1929 - October 14, 2020)


George was born in Bodo, Alberta February 3, 1929 to John and Genevieve Heck. He passed away peacefully on October 14, 2020 at the age 91 years.

George is survived by his children, Shauna Heck of Camrose, Robert (Vicki) Heck of Daysland, and Neil (Jolene) Heck of Stettler; and grandchildren Cole, Gabby and Roan.


George was the second oldest of seven children in his family: Ross, Fred (Bernice), Ed (Elaine) and Clara Lohner.


He was predeceased by wife Edna; parents John and Genevieve Heck; brothers John and Florean; daughter-in-law Marcia Heck; mother and father-in-law Otto and Mabel Wolbeck; brothers-in-law Marvin Lohner, Stan Badry, James Orr, Doug Wolbeck; and sister-in-law Eileen Heck.


George farmed for the majority of his life with his wife Edna. They moved into Daysland in 1983 where he went to work for the County of Flagstaff until he retired. George was a sports enthusiast thru and thru. His competitive drive and work ethic made him a fierce competitor. George loved curling, baseball and all sports for that matter. He also enjoyed playing cards and games of all sorts that involved socializing. George’s love for family and friends along with his faith in God are truly memories we will cherish dear to our hearts forever.


Due to Alberta Health Restrictions, a private family service will be held. Interment will take place in the Daysland Cemetery.

If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in George's memory may be made to the Daysland Hospital Foundation, STARS, or to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation.

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