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ELEANOR HECKAMAN

March 3, 1933 December 15, 2018
ELEANOR HECKAMAN
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Eleanor Porcher Heckaman age 85 passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 15, 2018 in the Pilgrim Manor nursing home.  

Eleanor was born on March 3, 1933 in Culver, Indiana to Howard and Eleanor Lucille (Louder) Heckaman. On May 21, 1964 Eleanor became the bride of Oliver Heckaman, he preceded her in passing in 2009. Eleanor was a graduate of Culver High School class of 1951, she enjoyed quilting knitting and spending time outdoors. Eleanor owned and operated the Quilt and Yarn Shop and Posey Parlor in Walkerton. Eleanor will be greatly missed by those who loved her.  

Those left to cherish Eleanor’s memory are her step-son Larry and Merrie Kay Heckaman; her two step-grandsons Mark and Judy Heckaman and Troy and Jennifer Heckaman;  also surviving are Eleanor’s 6 step-great-grandchildren Mike, Leif, Cole, Leah, Michelle and Adam; her four nieces Lisa Hansen, Laura Altuhouse, Mindy Adams and Jill Porcher; she is preceded in passing by her parents, husband, brother Charles, step-son Rodney Heckaman and great-great niece Micayla Shaner.  

A time of visiting with the Heckaman family will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018 in the Van Gilder Funeral Home 300 West Madison Street Plymouth, Indiana 46563 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

A funeral will follow the visitation at 2:00 p.m. Eleanor will be laid to rest in the New Oak Hill Cemetery next to her husband Oliver.  

The Heckaman family requests memorial contribution be made to the American Heart Association.  

Friends are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with Eleanor’s family at www.vangilderfuneralhome.com  

The Van Gilder Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for the Heckaman family.


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Visitation

Thursday

20

Dec

1:00 PM 12/20/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home

300 West Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
300 West Madison Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Service

Thursday

20

Dec

2:00 PM 12/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home

300 West Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
300 West Madison Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

New Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

S. Michigan Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

S. Michigan Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Heart Association

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