David L. Heller, Elkhorn, WI (1957-2014)
November 8, 1957 - February 20, 2014
David L. Heller, 56, of Lewis Street, Elkhorn, WI, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center after a battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 08, 1957, in Elkhorn, WI, the son of Eldon A. and Joyce M. (Walters) Heller. David graduated from Elkhorn Area High School with the Class of 1975. He was shipping manager for DSI of Elkhorn, for over 13 years; he also helped farm with Gordon Keyes during the spring and fall planting and harvesting season. Dave enjoyed sports, watching college basketball and football, especially the Green Bay Packers. He participated in playing men's softball, golfing, and bowling. He enjoyed working crossword and Sudoku puzzles.
Dave is survived by his fiancee, Wendi Tennier of Elkhorn; two sons, Tony (Melody) and Jason; three grandchildren; his mother, Joyce Heller of Elkhorn; one sister, Vicki (Deke) Jones of Whitewater, WI; four brothers: Ronald Heller of Elkhorn, WI, Donald (Nancy Smith) Heller of Whitewater, WI, James Heller of Delavan, WI, and William (Kate) Heller of New Berlin, WI; one sister-in-law, Alice Heller of Lake Geneva, WI; and by a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Eldon and two brothers, Richard and John.
Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES and Crematory, 730 N. Wisconsin Street, Elkhorn, WI, with Rev. Robert Peiffer officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.
A celebration of life benefit for David will be held Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 12 until 5 p.m. at the Elkhorn Saloon, 9 E Walworth St., Elkhorn.