A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Entombment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids.
Visitation will be at Pisarski Community Funeral Home in Plover from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, with a rosary prayed at 7 p.m., and the church from 9 a.m. Saturday until the Mass.
A memorial in his name will be established at a later date.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Heeg was born April 28, 1924, in Auburndale, a son of the late William and Margaret (Kohlbeck) Heeg.
He entered the U.S. Navy on Jan. 20, 1943, in Milwaukee and served as a motor machinist mate 2nd class. He received the Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal with two stars, Philippine Liberation Medal with one star, the Good Conduct Medal and the American Theatre Ribbon. He was honorably discharged on Feb. 12, 1946, at Great Lakes, Ill.
He was married to Elaine N. Hotchkiss on Feb. 18, 1947, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nekoosa. She died on March 10, 2010.
The couple lived in Nekoosa, Berlin and most of their married life in Pittsville where they raised their family. They have resided in Stevens Point for more than 10 years.
Mr. Heeg worked for Brooks Fur Farm in Berlin. At the age of 26, he moved to Pittsville as manager of Pittsville Fur Foods. He remained involved in the fur industry until his retirement.
He served as alderperson and mayor of Pittsville. In 1955 he was a charter member of the Pittsville Lions and also founding member of the Pittsville American Legion.
Survivors include fours sons, Conrad (Pamela), Three Lakes, John, Stevens Point, Gregory (Linda), Edgar, and Jeffrey (Pamela), Wisconsin Rapids; one daughter, Pamela (Thomas) Jensen, Stevens Point; one brother, William Jr. (Marilyn), Nekoosa; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one infant sister, Margie; four sisters, Lillian Campbell, Jean Smith, Maryn Pagels and Betty Bush; and one brother, Bob.