Orma D. Heick, 87


Orma D. Heick, 87, passed away Sunday, Nov 6, at Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty.

A celebration of life memorial visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the West Liberty Country Club located at 1248 Country Heights Lane in West Liberty. Private family inurnment will be held in the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to West Liberty Fire and EMS Association. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is caring for Orma’s family.

Orma Darleen was born Jan. 9, 1935, and was the daughter of William Leslie and Mary Orma (Dalton) Chelf. She was a graduate of West Liberty High School in 1954 and played on the team that had two appearances at the Iowa State Women's Basketball tournament.

On Oct. 12, 1955, she was united in marriage to Ronald Heick in West Liberty.

Orma was employed with the West Liberty State Bank, Casey’s and at the Muscatine County Fairground’s.

She was an Iowa Hawkeye Fan and enjoyed all sports, drinking coffee and visiting about the old days.

Survivors include her husband Ron, two children: Randy Heick and Dean (Mindy) Heick all of West Liberty, three grandchildren: Jobe Heick of Cedar Rapids, Clay (Audra) Heick of West Liberty and Troy (Mikayla) Heick of West Liberty.

Special friends Denise Lenz and Sue Kirchner as well as several nieces and nephews also survive her.

Her parents, a sister Dorothy and a brother Don, preceded her in death.