Dorothy Heck, 88

Dorothy L. Heck, 88, formerly of Somerset, Indiana passed away at 12:45 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Millers Merry Manor in Warsaw.

She was born to the late John and Helen (Bedwell) Sharp on Dec. 8, 1928 in Montpelier.

Dorothy was a graduate of Roll High School. She married Melvin E. Heck on April 2, 1950; he passed away on Aug. 9, 1999.

Dorothy was a homemaker to her family. She was a member of Treaty Church of Christ in Treaty.

She is survived by her sons, Jon Heck (Sandra) of Warsaw, and Ned Heck of Fort Myers, Fla.; grandchildren, Ryan Heck (Heather) of Sutherlin, Ore., and Sarah Heck of Carmel; brothers, Lowell Sharp (Kathleen) of Hartford City, James Sharp (Vicki) of Hartford City, and Joe Sharp (Marlayna) of Fort Wayne; sisters, Arlene Kirkwood of Hartford City, Norma Smith of Montpelier, Wilma Payne of Hartford City, and Joan Abbott of  Montpelier.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine, with Scott Saltsman officiating. Burial will follow at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine, Indiana. Preferred memorials are directed to donor’s choice.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Posted on 2017 Feb 28