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Donald F. Heitzman

May 30, 1931 ~ January 8, 2019 (age 87)

Donald F. Heitzman of Melbourne, FL entered into rest on January 8, 2019. Son of the late Violet M. Heitzman & Carl F. Heitzman, brother  of the late Jane Patterson. He served in the National Guard of New York State and the National Guard of the United States from 1947-1957. He was retired from Indian River County as a heavy  equipment mechanic after 20 years of sevice

He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Ruth A. (Lang) Heitzman; daughter, Marly (Charles) Herberger; son Kris  (Sheena) Heitzman; 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Don enjoyed bowling,roller skating and raising beagle dogs. He was an avid pidgeon fancier and won many races.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at  Advent Lutheran Church, 7550 No. Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL on Jan. 19, 2019, at 6:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Advent Luthern Church or Hospice of Health First, 1131 W. New Haven Ave., Melbourne, FL  329040.


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