Mary Edith Heckman, 83, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.
She was born December 22, 1930 to George and Gladys (Reavis) Fleck in Andrew County, Missouri.
She married Marion Heckman on October 22, 1953. He survives of the home.
Mary was a member of Rea Union Church in Rea, Missouri but in recent years attended Central Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles, Austin, Ralph and Elmer Fleck; and sisters, Nina Belcher, Elizabeth Henderson, Evelyn Bowling and an infant sister.
Additional Survivors: son, Lem Daniels (Jean), Gladstone, Missouri; granddaughters, Jennifer Anderson (Drew) and Kelly Kurz (Ross); great-grandchildren, Taylor, Brandon and Brady; sister, Gladys Meers (Clancy); two brothers, George (Elma) and Harlan Fleck; and nieces and nephews.
Services: 3:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 1:30 P.M. Sunday. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.