Alma Heichelbech

Obituary of Alma Heichelbech

Bedford – Alma Jean Heichelbech, 85, of Bedford, passed away at 12:22 am on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born June 23, 1932 in Martin Co., she was the daughter of Edward Walter and Grace (Kerns) Fuhrman. She married Edward F. Heichelbech, Jr. on July 8, 1950 and he preceded her in death. She was a nurse, a homemaker and later worked at the Crane Naval Depot. She was the owner of the “Cider Shop” in Needmore. During their marriage, Ed and Alma enjoyed traveling and spent winters in Weeki Wachee, FL. She was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening, baking, dolls, and genealogy. She kept very good family history records. She will be remembered as a beautiful, sweet and loving Christian woman who will be missed by many.

Survivors include a son, Jon Heichelbech, and wife, Judy, of Bedford; a daughter, Pam Cornett, and husband, Roger, of Clayton, IN; four grandchildren, Crystal (Johnny) Adams, Casey (Lisa) Cornett, Jamie (Scott) Nikirk, and Adam (Jill) Heichelbech; six greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a sister, Marlene Lucas.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Sunday, July 16th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Gary Zakian officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday, July 15th and from 12 noon until the hour of service on Sunday, July 16th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Lawrence County Community Foundation. Family and friends may express condolences at