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Ronald D. Heiken

May 29, 1941 — February 5, 2024

El Paso

Ronald D. Heiken, 82, of El Paso passed away on Monday, February 5 at 12:05 AM at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal, IL.

Ron was born May 29, 1941 in Eureka, IL, to George B. and Ella Wenger Heiken.  He married Judith A. (Judy) Brown on September 22, 1960 in Washington, IL. She survives.

Surviving family members include, three sons, Larry (Diana) of Conway, SC, Rick (Rhonda), Greg (Angi) both of El Paso; five grandsons, Brad, Eric, Brian, David and Corbin; two great-grandsons, Landon, Domenico; and a great-granddaughter due in March.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, George, Robert, Richard; and sister, Patricia.

Ron graduated from El Paso High School in 1959.  Ron retired from GTE/Verizon in 1993 after 27 years.

Ron was a member of the El Paso Masonic Lodge for 50 years, El Paso Baptist Church and the Bloomington Consistory.

Ron enjoyed working on lawnmowers and hunting with his sons.  

Visitation will be held at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso, IL, on Thursday, February 8, from 4:00 -7:00 PM, with a Masonic Service to follow.  The funeral will be held at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home on Friday, February 9, at 11:00 AM.  Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or First Baptist Church of El Paso.  

Memorials and condolences may be sent to his family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ruestman Harris Funeral Home - El Paso

40 West Main Street, El Paso, IL 61738

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Friday, February 9, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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40 West Main Street, El Paso, IL 61738

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