Heyck, Ellie G.

May 11, 2006

On May 8, 2006, ELLIE GERTRUD HEYCK, age 83, of Sunnyview Drive, Sunnybrook in Phoenix, MD, died peacefully in her sleep, in her own home, surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer. Ellie is remembered as a devoted wife, mother and as a beautiful woman who is loved by all who knew her. Her life was a commitment to homemaking, caring for animals, gardening and body building after she conquered polio many years ago. Ellie worked at Stella Maris for 17 years, caring for the elderly with tenderness and compassion. She will be missed. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Hans Heyck and her six (6) grown children, Edith, Heike, Helga and Walter Heyck, Johanna Martino, Erika Fisher and nine (9) grandchildren. Funeral services to celebrate Ellie's life will be held in St. John's Lutheran Church on Sweet Air Road, on Saturday, May 13 at 1 P.M. Interment the adjoining Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Ellie's favorite charity, Defenders of Animal Rights, 14412 Old York Road, Phoenix, MD 21131. Inquires may be directed to LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC., 410-252-6000.

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