Frank L. Heck, 82, of Nampa,
died Friday, Dec. 17, 1993, at a Nampa care center. Vigil
services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Persons-
Flahiff Funeral Chapel. The funeral Mass will be celebrated
at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, at St Paul's Catholic Church,
Nampa, by the Rev. Father Paul Mathews, S.M., as the
celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery,
Mr. Heck was born Sept. 19, 1911, at Dickinson, North
Dakota, a son of Jacob and Christina Lantz Heck. He grew up
and attended schools in North Dakota. He married Juliana
Eleanor Stecka June 7, 1939, at Sheffield, and they farmed
east of that town for eighteen years. They moved to Nampa,
arriving Feb. 7, 1957, where Frank worked for Western Block
until that company moved to Boise. He then worked for
Fleetwood Mobile Homes until his retirement in 1974. He was a
member Of St. Pius Veriene of Sheffield and of the St. Anthony
Club in Dickinson. He was an usher at St. Paul's Catholic
Church in Nampa for many years.
Mrs. Heck died June 21, 1982.
Survivors include eight sons and three daughters-in-law,
Edward Heck of Arco, Cornelius and Fred Heck, both of Nampa,
Francis and Lillian M. Heck of Bellevue, Wash., Kurt and Myron
Heck, both of Nampa; Beverly (Mrs. Ted) Heck of Port Townsend,
Wash.; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Mary and Eldon
Curtis of Yakima, Wash., Julianna and Bill Mayes of Nampa,
Grace Heck of Burns, Ore.; two brothers and one sister-in-law,
Valentine and Beatrice Heck of Dickinson, North Dakota, Antone
Heck of Betfield, North Dakota; thirteen grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; two sons,
Ted Heck and Cletus Heck; two brothers; and one sister.
Memorials may be made to MSTI West, 308 E. Hawaii Ave.,
Nampa, 83686; to the Hospice Service of Mercy Medical Center
1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa, 83686; or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9
p.m. on Tuesday, and 9 a.m. to 1:30 on Wednesday at
Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.