Helen E. (Gwinn) Heck

Helen E. (Gwinn) Heck went to be with the Lord on December 2, 2016. She passed after a long battle with Alzheimer’s at the age of 83. Helen is the last to pass away of her twelve siblings born to Joseph and Verna Gwinn in Indianapolis.

Helen lived a fantastic life and was surrounded by many wonderful family members and treasured friends. Helen was married to Jack A. Heck who died on December 2, 2010, only 5 months before their 60th Anniversary. Her passions in life were family, friends, gardening and playing volleyball.

Helen is survived by her three children, Gail (David) McConnell, Dennis (Lisa) Heck, John Heck (Gina Allred), seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband Jack; son, Jack Jr. and great-granddaughter, Daisy.

Memorial visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday, December 4, at Wilson St. Pierre, Lahm Chapel, 211 East State St., Pendleton with a service at 4 p.m.