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Joseph S. Heide, Jr.

January 17, 1934 March 12, 2012
Joseph S. Heide, Jr.
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Obituary for Joseph S. Heide, Jr.

Joseph S. Heide, Jr., a life-long resident of the Detroit area, died March 12, 2012, at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn. He was 78 years old. Mr. Heide was born January 17, 1934, in Detroit, to Anna (nee Gartner) and Joseph Heide.

Mr. Heide was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean War. A retired foreman for the Warren Powertrain Assembly Plant, he was also a union officer for Local UAW 909 where he was Sergeant at Arms.

Mr. Heide is survived by his beloved wife, Dorothy Heide, and children, Linda Pesavento, Wetta Simms, Nicki McCliment, Becky Heide, Doug Heide, David Heide, Joe Heide, Charles Faust, Alice Lowe, and Ron Smith. He is also survived by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and siblings, Bob Heide, Richard Heide, and Carol Morrison. Mr. Heide is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Heide, and son, Jimmy Heide.

Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Thursday 2-8pm. A Funeral Service will take place at the funeral home, Friday 11am. Military Honors and burial will follow at White Chapel Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials appreciated to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674 or the American Lung Association, 25900 Greenfield Road, Suite 610, Oak Park, Michigan 48237.


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