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Fred Edward Heid
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1937
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 2008
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA

Fred Edward Heid was born to Fred Albert and Leona Mae (Hinshaw) Heid, April 25, 1937 in Colorado Springs, CO. He attended Corpus Christi Elementary and graduating from St. Mary's High School in 1955.

Fred then joined the Navy and was stationed on the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier as a metal smith touring the Mediterranean and crossing the Equator twice.

Fred married his loving wife of 36 years Judy Benjamin on May 24, 1972 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Fred's greatest joy was fishing with his family and friends at Taylor Reservoir and Twin Lakes given the nickname "Machanaw Fred" by his nephews.

He worked in the Geo-technical field for 40 years and was very well known and respected. As a young man he worked for United Western Engineering as a draftsman later working for Lincoln DeVore Testing Lab, Kleinfelder, C-Dot, Schmidt, Carter Burgess and Rocky Mountain Geodic before retiring from Kumar and Associates at the age of 70.

He was a beloved husband, dad and papa passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family following a long courageous battle with strokes.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife - Judy, Son Chris Lopuh, daughters - Jennifer and Jake Spencer, Lori Heid, granddaughter - Mackenzie VanPelt, Rylie Heid and Shelby Spencer, brother-in-laws - John Benjamin and Steve Parker as well as many nieces, nephews and friends who loved him dearly.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter - Brittany Nicole Van Pelt, sisters - Dorothy Skinner, Lois Rock and Ruth Parker, brother - Kenny Heid, Brother-in-laws - Ross Skinner and Rocky Rock, Niece - Renae Rock

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, November 22, 10:00 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church 6455 Brook Park Drive, Colorado Springs, CO with inurnment for follow at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO.

The family would like to thank the staff of Odyssey Hospice for the loving and wonderful care given to Fred during his final weeks. May God Bless you all.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred A Heid (1887 - 1959)
  Leona Mae Hinshaw Heid (1902 - 1968)
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy May Heid Skinner (1925 - 1989)*
  Ruth Jean Heid Parker (1929 - 2000)*
  Lois Elenore Heid Rock (1931 - 2006)*
  Fred Edward Heid (1937 - 2008)
  Kenneth Ross Heid (1944 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Andrena's Daughter
Record added: Nov 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31551688
Fred Edward Heid
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Fred Edward Heid
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Fred Edward Heid
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