Julia Heckroth

Birth: February 24th, 1915
Death: January 11th, 2013
Age: 97 years

Julia Heckroth, age 97 years of Unionville,  passed away Friday morning, January 11, 2013. She was born in Unionville on February 24, 1915 a daughter of  John and Mary (Strobbe) VanSteenhouse. On August 26, 1939 she married Lester Heckroth in Caro. He preceded her in death April 23, 1997.


Julia was a member of Unionville Moravian church and of VFW Auxiliary #4115. She had assisted with duties on the family farm for many years, and was on the senior citizens bowling league.


Surviving are sons Daryl and wife Vernie Heckroth and Raymond Heckroth, both of  of Bay City and daughter  Eleanor McCarrick living in Lansing, fourteen grandchildren, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Ciria Heckrotth. Also preceding Julia in death were brothers Adolph and Leon, a sister, Martha and a brother-in-law, William Heckroth.


Friends may call at Unionville Funeral Chapel on Sunday from 3pm until 9pm and at the church on Monday from 10am until service time. The funeral service will take place at eleven o'clock Monday morning, January 14th at the Moravian Church, with Rev. Trina Holmberg officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Julia's family has suggested memorials to the church or to A-C-W Ambulance Service.

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