Douglas Stephens Heckman, 96, of Fort Wayne, died on Tuesday January 22. He was the son of the late Martin and Mabel Heckman, a veteran of the US Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, he retired in 1979 from GE after 41 years of service.
He is survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins, and was also preceded in death by his wife, Wilma "Bert" Heckman.
Funeral service will be held at 10 AM Friday January 25, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be given to Bethel United Methodist Church