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1 of 11 | Posted by: Ricky berg

“To Joe and family: We are deeply saddened by the loss of Sheila. We had many, many good times together! She was a wonderful person with a...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: VIcki and Gary Rada - Fargo, ND

“Strongest thoughts of care and concern for the family. My special memory of Shelia is the fact that I was less nervous about visiting the dentist...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Paul Sander - Lake Park, MN

“Thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Sheila. She was a great woman. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Carmen Greseth - Sisseton, SD

“Heger Family so sorry to hear the loss of Sheila. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy to you...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Mara & Ryan Brewster - SD

“My sympathies go out to Joe and family on your loss of Sheila. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Doc Olsen - Wahpeton, ND

“Our sincere sympathy on the loss of your dear Sheila. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Would you please extend my sympathy on to Paulette....Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Julie Mitchell - Kindred, ND

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your wife, our prayers are with you at this time. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Virgil and Merrilee

“Joe and family, Our deepest sympathies during your time of loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Tara & family ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Tara (Manske) Dowty - White House, TN

“So sorry for your loss my prayers go out to you all ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: cleo - Breckenridge, MN

“My prayers are with the entire Heger family, during this difficult time of loss. May God's Grace, Love and Mercy comfort all of you during this time...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Rob Odegaard - White Bear Lake, MN


Sheila K. Heger, 57, Wahpeton, ND, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, after a brief illness due to CJD, at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge, MN. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, 10:30 am, at St. John's Catholic Church, Wahpeton, with Rev. Dale Lagodinski as celebrant. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5 PM to 8 PM with a 7 PM Prayer Vigil at St. John's Catholic Church, Wahpeton and one hour before the service on Thursday. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Wahpeton. Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton is in charge of arrangements. Sheila was born September 11, 1955 at Breckenridge, MN, the daughter of Arthur and Marlene (Braun) Luick. She grew up on a farm near Fairmount, ND, attending LaMars #1 Country School, and graduating from Rosholt, SD, High School in 1973. She attended NDSSS where she graduated in 1975. Sheila worked for Dr. Helland for several years before she started her employment with NDSSS. She was President's Secretary for Dr. Blikre and Dr. Olson before being involved with NDSCS Alumni Association and Foundation for several years. She recently has worked with Wahpeton School District. She was united in marriage to Joe Heger on June 14, 1986 at St. John's Catholic Church in Wahpeton. The couple resided in Wahpeton where they raised their three children. Sheila was a member of St. John's Catholic Church. She was a member of the Wahpeton Fire Department Auxiliary, and was an avid bowler, bowling in ladies couples's league. She enjoyed reading, gardening and cooking. She loved spending time with her family, especially with her 16 month old granddaughter, Harper. Sheila is survived by her husband Joe, Wahpeton, her two sons and daughter: Eric (fiancé, Rizzi King) Heger, Wahpeton; Bradley (Kayla Meyer) Heger, Bismarck, ND; Allison Heger, and her daughter, Harper, Wahpeton; her mother, Marlene Luick, rural Fairmount, ND; five brothers and sisters: Paulette (Joe) Laudert, Lisbon, ND; Susan (Harry) Hoyt, Abilene, TX; Artie Joe Luick, Kindred, ND; Lynnette (Tim) Matejcek, Fairmount; Bruce (Brenda) Luick, Fairmount, ND; mother-in-law, Mary Heger, West Fargo; sisters-in-law, Chris Messall and Jean Heger, brothers-in-law, Dennis (Renae) Heger and Brian (Heather) Heger; and many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her father Arthur "Artie" Luick; her father-in-law, Myron "Mick" Heger, and her nephew, Andy Laudert.