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4/6/2013 8:00:00 AM
Nelda L. Heckathorn
April 18, 1941 - April 4, 2013
Nelda Heckathorn
Nelda Heckathorn

Nelda L. Heckathorn, 71, Macy, passed away at 9:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Life Care Center of Rochester.

Born April 18, 1941 in Irving, Ky., she was the daughter of Virgil and Lorene Rogers Watson.

On June 13, 1959, on the Heckathorn family farm near Deedsville, she was married to Milton E. Heckathorn, and he survives.

She was a member of the Deedsville United Methodist Church, Miami County Extension Homemakers Club and was a longtime member of the D-D Doers Homemakers Club. She was active with the 4-H program in Miami County, serving as a club leader and was on several different boards.

Survivors include two children, David E. Heckathorn, Rochester, and Sherry L. Wiese and husband Curtis, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, Johnathan Bednarski, Jennifer Spencer, Paul Wiese, Janice Wiese and Rebecca Heckathorn; three great grandchildren, Regina Spencer, Cheyenne Spencer and Damien Neal; son-in-law, David M. Bednarski, Mexico; and two brothers, Ron Watson, Buckeye, Ariz., and Rick Watson, Anchorage, Alaska.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn Bednarski. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013, at the Deedsville United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bill Babb officiating.

Visiting will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver.

Burial will be in the Deedsville I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Deedsville United Methodist Church.

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