LaNaeh Heckel, 87, a Plover native, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at Waunakee Manor Assisted Living Center.
Services were private.
Memorial can be made to HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison WI 53711 or to the Plover Senior Center senior volunteer program.
Mrs. Heckel was born June 14, 1913, in Plover, a daughter of the late Percy and Dora Boushley) Newby. She graduated from Stevens Point High School in 1932 and attended St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Milwaukee.
In 1952 she moved to Pier Lake to live with her parents.
She was married to Herman Heckel in 1960. He died in 1971.
After his death, she moved to Plover.
She was active in the Portage County Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She made hundreds of booties and lap robes for nursing home residents.
In 1999 she moved to Middleton and then to Waunakee Manor in August.
Survivors include one daughter, Lauris (David) Wagner, Cross Plains; and two granddaughters.
She was also preceded in death by six brothers, LaVerne, Floyd, Murnane, and triplets Leland, Lyle and Lando.