Floyd R. Heckman

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Floyd R. Heckman, 72, of Concordia died Dec. 14, 2012, at the Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Chapel in Concordia with the Rev. Dr. Alan Gatewood officiating. Burial was in Bethel United Church of Christ Cemetery at Concordia.

Mr. Heckman was born May 10, 1940, at Logan, Iowa. He was the son of Frank F. and Thelma June Bradley Heckman. He was a graduate of Princeton High School at Princeton, Kan. He married Sharon Kay Hall on Jan. 7, 1962. They divorced. He married Sondra Jo Foster Schelp on March 28, 1982. He retired from Yellow Freight and lived in Concordia since 1982. He was a member of Teamsters Local 41.

Mr. Heckman is survived by two sons, Mike Heckman of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Drew Schelp of Warrensburg; two daughters, Mrs. Keith (Linda) Wilson of Olathe, Kan., and Mrs. Kent (April) Ohrenberg of Concordia; his stepmother, Juaneta Heckman of Ottawa, Kan.; three brothers, Earl E. Heckman of Ottawa, Dale Heckman of Yates Center, Kan., and Darrell Bradley of Omaha, Neb.; two sisters, Lois Stumbaugh of Topeka, Kan., and Twyla Riddle of Miami, Okla.; and nine grandchildren.

The pallbearers were Tony Frerking, Anthony Smith, Rick Suhr, Ron Suhr, Forrest Heckman and Colter Heckman. Honorary pallbearers were Gavin Ohrenberg, Dakota Heckman, Talitha Heckman, Randy Suhr, Kailey Ohrenberg and Rhonda Rudy.

The family suggests memorial contributions to a family choice.