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William Lee Heise

April 16, 1939 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 81)


William Lee Heise (4/16/1939-7/7/2020) was a resident of Glen Ellyn for 52 years and Lombard for 24 years. He graduated from Glenbard West in 1958. Bill was a member of the IBEW 134 Electrical Union. He was proud to be one of four generations in the trade. His hobbies included repairing and refinishing antique furniture, going to the casino and spending time with his grandchildren. He spent his retirement as a “snowbird” living the winters in Fort Myers Beach near his sister. He is survived by his sister Lois Kohler, his wife Eileen McGrath Heise, and his four children Peter Heise, Nadine Heise, Patrick (Lisa) Heise and Terry (Angie) Heise. He cherished his six grandchildren: Patrick, Kevin, Brittani, Payton, Jaxson and Easton. He was also blessed with many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

Visitation will be Friday, July 10th from 4-8 PM at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home, 565 Duane St. Glen Ellyn. (www.leonardmemorialhome or 630-469-0032 for info). Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association, or Easter Seals Dupage & Fox Valley

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July 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leonard Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations
565 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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