Steven Roger Heck, 71, Luverne, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at his home.
A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial with military honors will be in St. Catherine Catholic Cemetery in Luverne. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Steven Heck was born May 11, 1945, to Merrill and Pauline (Johnson) Heck in Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Luverne High School in 1963. He served his country in the Minnesota National Guard.
Steve married Sandy Hatting on Sept. 24, 1966, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. The couple lived in Luverne. Steve worked as a Design Engineer at Luverne Truck Equipment in Brandon, South Dakota.
Steve was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne, where he served as a money counter for many years. In addition to spending time with his family and grandchildren, he loved to ride his Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. He was a member of the Sioux Falls HOG Chapter and enjoyed attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally every August in the Black Hills.
Steve is survived by his wife, Sandy Heck, Luverne; four children, Kimberly (Mike) Monmaney, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Kristine (Chad Gruis) Heck, Luverne; Kirby (Wendy) Heck, Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Korey Heck, Luverne; eight grandchildren, Arielle (Dustin Modder), Stephen, Taylor, Tierra, Jordan, Riley, Kennedy, and Skylar; and a great-granddaughter, Madison.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements are by Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne, www.dingmannandsons.com