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Lisa Heidecker

Lisa Heidecker

Lisa Heidecker, 46, of Lake Lillian died Sunday, April 13, 2014. Her funeral will be 11:00 am, Saturday, April 19th at Assembly of God in Willmar. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm, Friday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

Lisa was born on January 25, 1968, in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, the daughter of William and Marian (Weber) Schmitz. She attended St. Andrews Catholic School in Fairfax before moving to Kandiyohi in 1975. Lisa graduated from Willmar High School in 1986 before attending Ridgewater College for accounting.

On March 7, 1987, she was united in marriage to Jim Heidecker at Assembly of God in Willmar. Following their marriage, they lived in Willmar and Pennock before moving to their home on Big Kandiyohi Lake, near Lake Lillian. For the past 9 years, Lisa has worked as an assistant service manager for Arnolds.

Lisa was baptized at St. Andrews Catholic Church and confirmed at St. Patricks Catholic Church in Kandiyohi. Ever since their marriage, Lisa has attended Assembly of God where she volunteered in many areas, most recently with the help desk and Toddler Town.

She enjoyed being a part of Stampin Up Club and supporting and being an active member of American Heritage Girls. Lisa loved camping, spending time at the lake, boating, swimming, watching movies and just being with family, especially at their Black Hills property. Most of all, anytime she could be with Mitchell and Marissa was the best time ever spent.

Surviving are her husband, Jim; son, Mitchell and daughter, Marissa; parents, Bill and Marian Schmitz of Alexandria; brother, Bill (and Barb) Schmitz of New London; grandparents, Leona Schmitz of Fairfax and Dorothea Nelson of Willmar; father and mother-in-law John and Delores Heidecker of Pennock, brother-in-law, Richard (and Theresa) Heidecker of Willmar; sisters-in-law, Linda (and Brian) Hinkemeyer of New London and Lisa Heidecker of Lake Lillian and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lester and Angie Weber of Gibbon and grandfather, John Schmitz of Fairfax.