Robert W. Heuck
Robert W. Heuck Born: November 4, 1941 Died: October 16, 2016 Robert W. Heuck, 74, of Wonder Lake, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Chicago on November 4, 1941 to William and Alice A. (Karnsli) Heuck. He later met and married the love of his life, Josephine Kucera, on March 18, 1972 at Nativity Lutheran Church in Wonder Lake. In 1954, Robert and his family moved to Wonder Lake. He graduated from McHenry East Campus in 1960 and then went on to attend a year at Devry Institute of Electronics and a year at Elgin Community College where he studied mechanics. Robert was employed by Tonyan Construction as a cement mason for 18 years, until their closing, and worked for Precision Twist & Drill in Crystal Lake for 8 years, taking an early retirement to care for his wife, Josephine, who passed away in August of 2004. Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the occasional casino trip. He also loved cooking and gardening, taking great pride in his creations. Robert was a devoted husband, loving father, and cherished grandfather who will be missed but never forgotten. He leaves behind his daughter, Marlene Heuck of McHenry; his grandchild, Taylor Heuck; and his step-grandchildren, Ben and Joseph Robinson. Robert was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; his step-father, Christopher Apostolou; his brother, Fredrick Heuck; and his step-daughter, Heather. Friends are invited to gather with his family on Thursday, October 20 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road in McHenry. The funeral service will follow at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Woodland Cemetery on Friday, October 21, 2016. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society143 First Street, Batavia, IL 60510. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-728-0233, or visit www.justenfh.com , where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.
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