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“You are still missed Adolph ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jeffrey Cox - minneapolis, MN

“His sense of humor always had him laughing, with his dry wit, i learned from a very early age despite his condition, he never let it bother him. He...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Jeffrey Cox - Hudson, WI

“god speed good friend,to life,you now ascend. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: david stallman

“So sorry to hear about the loss of your brother and uncle. While my husband has known him for many years, my children and I met Adolph at the home,...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Jessica and Matt Peterson - ND

“Uncle Adolph was the best uncle ever! I will cherish the memories of him forever. It's comforting to know he is at peace. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Joan (Schlough) Abbe - MN

“Adolph was a good guy. It was fun to visit with him. He had a good sense of humor. We have many memories of Heitkamp Family reunions held at his...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Elmer and Serena Buckhaus - ND


Adolph Heitkamp, 88, Barney, ND passed away on Monday, December 10, 2012 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge, MN. Funeral mass will be on Thursday, December 13 at 11:00 AM at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Mantador, ND with Rev. Peter Anderl as celebrant. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Mantador, ND. Arrangements are entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, ND. Adolph Herman Heitkamp was born to Herman and Catherine (Krump) Heitkamp on March 1, 1924 on the family farm near Barney. He grew up and attended country school in the Barney area and graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1942. He spent his life farming on the family homestead until he sold the farm in 2006. He was a lifelong member of St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church. Adolph was injured in an accident at the age of 22, but that didn't stop his zest for life. He loved to visit with family, friends, and neighbors and could always beat you at checkers and cards and took great joy in playing practical jokes. His laugh was infectious and he was the favorite uncle of his 33 nieces and nephews. Adolph is survived by his sister, Veronia Schmit, St. Cloud, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Leona Cox, Alvina Schlough, Velaria Kath, and Helen King, and his brothers, Lawrence and Edmund. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church.