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Neal C. Heimbecker

Neal C. Heimbecker, 75, Woodstock, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at JourneyCare Hospice Center, Woodstock.

He was born July 4, 1939, to Milton C. and Irene (Sell) Heimbecker in Highland Park, Mich. 

On July 14, 1962, he married JoAnn Repke in Wonder Lake.

He attended Grace Fellowship Church, Woodstock. For 38 years he was a dedicated employee at Union Special in Huntley as a machinist. He enjoyed camping and family vacations. He loved to stay busy with home projects. He enjoyed the companionship of his cat Tootsie. Most of all, he loved time spent with his family. He was loved and will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Linda (Henry) Vosburgh, Lisa (Jim) Korczak and Laura (John) Johnson; seven grandchildren, Matthew (Claire) Vosburgh, Katelyn (Lucas) Starrett, Lucas Vosburgh, Holly and Heather Korczak  and Amanda and Abby Johnson; and a sister, Judie (Jon) Jordan.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The visitation will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, until the 11 a.m. funeral at Grace Fellowship Church, Woodstock. Son-in-law Dr. Henry Vosburgh will officiate. Private burial will be at Windridge Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Grace Fellowship Church or Midwest Church Extension, 11094 Route 24, West Goodland, IN 47948.

Arrangements were made by Schneider- Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.

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