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Emma M. Heeke

Emma M. Heeke Emma M. Heeke

Emma Margaret Whittaker Heeke, age 91, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at her home.

Born Dec. 25, 1927, in Depauw, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Ephrosena (Effie) Grantz Harmon.

She was a long-standing member of Thompson Chapel United Methodist Church near Corydon, was a hairdresser for many years before going to work at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon and retired as dietary manager after 30 years.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers Lee, Marel (Bud) and Paul.

Survivors include four children, Diana (Will), Donny (Rita), Brian (Debbie) and Barry (Michelle); 11 grandchildren, Christina, Teri, Dana, Clay, Cleve, Seth, Moriah, Crystal, Candice, Devin and Brianna; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Monday, Oct. 28, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey and Tuesday, Oct. 29, after 9 a.m. Thompson Chapel United Methodist Church.

Funeral: Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. at the church.