Farming Rural 13

Jimmie T. Heckerson

August 23, 1949 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 72)



Jimmie Tim Heckerson, 72, of Spring Valley, MN, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Ostrander Care & Rehab Center in Ostrander, MN.

Jimmie was born to Burton and Harriet “Lil” (Beavers) Heckerson on August 23, 1949. Jimmie attended school in Spring Valley and graduated in 1968. He went to Austin Vo-Tech where he graduated in 1969. He worked odd jobs before he farmed with his parents.

On Valentine’s Day 1981, he married Roberta Jean Remley of Spring Valley and gained a step-daughter, Tracy Jo. Jimmie farmed on the family farm with his parents. He worked for Koch Elevator, helped deliver orders, worked at Seneca Foods and Halcon before health reasons caused him to retire. He used the remote control more and more. On Christmas Eve, he went to visit a family dressed as Santa Claus.

Jimmie is survived by his wife of 40 years Roberta Jean of Spring Valley, step-daughter Tracy Jo (Donald) Jenkins of Columbus, OH, 2 step-granddaughters Caitlyn and Melanie Jenkins of Columbus, OH, one sister Vicki Tate of Spring Valley, 1 nephew, and 2 nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents Burton and Harriet “Lil” Heckerson, and several aunts and uncles.

Jimmie will be cremated.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the VFW Hall in Spring Valley, MN from 1:30-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

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Celebration of Life
October 16, 2021

1:30 PM
Spring Valley VFW

Spring Valley, Minnesota 55975

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