Evelyn E. Heckard
Evelyn E. Heckard, 89, of Logansport, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Miller's Merry Manor in Logansport.
Born on Aug. 12, 1930 in Cass County, she is the daughter to the late Emmett and Elsa (Richason) Nelson. Evelyn was a graduate of Young America High School. She worked at Memorial Hospital in Logansport as a patient representative. Evelyn was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church, the Memorial Hospital Retirees and the Mary Dykeman Guild. Evelyn was an avid Purdue, Pacers and Colts fan.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Karen Sommers for the love and care given to Evelyn over the past few years.
Surviving is a daughter, Nancy (John) Rhodes, Logansport; two sons, Tom (Cindy) Heckard, Logansport, and Stephen (Dawn) Heckard, Valparaiso; four grandsons, Seth Heckard, Chicago; Jordan (Megan) Heckard, Valparaiso; Andrew VanZee, Zionsville; and Adam VanZee, Zionsville; a granddaughter, Heidi (Seth) Strong, Greenwood; great-granddaughters, Ava Heckard, Sienna VanZee, Scarlett VanZee and Natalyn VanZee; great-grandsons, Charlie Heckard, Colton VanZee and Kellen Strong; step-great-grandson, James Strong; sister, Phyllis Herd, Lucerne; and sister-in-law, Sallie Nelson, San Benito, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Nelson.
A private graveside service will be held at Center Cemetery near Young America. A celebration of life will be held later. An obituary notice will be published again when that celebration is scheduled.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Presbyterian Church.
You may sign Evelyn's guestbook and send condolences to the family at www.gundrumcares.com
Published on March 20, 2020


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John & Debbie Spencer
Mar 22, 2020
Your momma was a special lady and I was blessed to know her ! She will not be forgotten! Much love to you all! Stay well!
Dale and Dorothy Packard
Mar 20, 2020
Evelyn was a classmate at Young America. We will keep the whole family in our prayers.
Fran Murr
Mar 20, 2020
I am sorry to hear of the loss of Evelyn. She will be missed.