David M. "Corky" Heeg

April 14, 1940 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 79)

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David M. "Corky" Heeg, 79, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:57 am in Franciscan Health - Michigan City, Indiana.

Private family services will be held at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana with Pastor Ian Lindsey officiating. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.

He was born April 14, 1940 in Michigan City, IN to the late Francis Heeg and Eileen (Snook) Duszynski. On July 22, 1978 he married Patricia (Sypnieski) Heeg who preceded in 2009.

Surviving are Partner, Deborah Dysard of Michigan City, IN; three daughters, Jeanine (Stephen) Stimley of Michigan City, IN, Lea (David) Lindsey of Michigan City, IN, Malinda Sonnenberg of Michigan City, IN; son, Paul Heeg of Mesa, AZ; eleven grandchildren, Lucas, Elizabeth, Jacob, Wyatt, Ethan, Michael, Abby, Randy, Robin, Ian, Brenna; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Nora (George) Heeg-Asteriadis of Michigan City, IN; brother, Joel (Zoy) Heeg of Australia; several nieces and nephews; He was preceded in death by daughter, Amy McKay; Son-in-law, Paul McKay.

He was a Machinist at South Shore Line . David retired from the South Shore Line as a machinist after working there 25 years. He was a proud graduate of Elston High School in Michigan City. David was a member of the Caddyshackers Golf League and volunteered for Toys for Tots. He was very involved in many of the sports leagues through the Michigan City Parks and recreations. David also played and coached softball. He enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels at home. David was a big fan of Notre Dame Football, Chicago Bears Football, Chicago White Sox Baseball, and NASCAR. Two of David's greatest accomplishments in sports was pitching a no hitter in softball and bowling a perfect score of 300.

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