John Lee Heck, age 71, of Pelkie, MI and formerly of Oceana County went home to his Savior on December 18, 2021. John was born to Thomas and Lena (DeVos) Heck of New Era, MI on February 15, 1950.
He was a U.S. Army Viet Nam veteran. John enjoyed farming and lived in the Upper Peninsula the last nineteen years.
John was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his former wife, Karen; his sister, Marilyn (Bruce) Horrell; his six children, Joshua (Sarah) Heck and children, Caleb, Kolton, Lillian, Zachary, and Violet, Sarah (Robert) Stolk and son, Isaiah, John Henry (Karlene) Heck and children, Alaina, Wade, Miles, Jenna, and Clayton, Andrew (Jami) Heck and children, Pierce, Aijalin, Seraia, Jilena, Talis, and Elisten, Abram (Tanya) Heck and children, Trent, Gavin, and Brayden, and Silas (Trina) Heck and children, Caitlin, and Isaac.
Public visitation is Thursday, December 23rd from Noon to 2 pm at Harris Funeral Home in Shelby. Private funeral and burial services will be conducted. Interment will be in Eagles Cemetery.