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Sandy Heckard

August 20, 1956 — May 17, 2020


Sandy Heckard

Sandy Heckard, 63 of Logansport, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 in her residence.

Born on August 20, 1956 in Logansport, she is the daughter of Kenneth E. and Carole Sue (Smith) Deitrich. On August 24, 1975 in Clymers, Indiana she married John A. Heckard who survives.

Sandy worked as a teacher’s assistant for the Logansport School Corporation. She also coached volleyball there for 25 years.  Sandy was a 1974 graduate of Logansport High School and served on the Cass County Soil and Water Board. She also worked as the Superintendent for France Park.

Sandy cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to spend time on white sand beaches in Florida.

Surviving along with her husband John, is a son, Matthew J. (Jessica) of Indianapolis; daughter, Kimberly S. (Jeffery) Pursch, Noblesville; mother, Carole Sue Deitrich, Logansport; grandchildren, Makenzie Pursch, Alexander Pursch and Keegan Heckard; brother, Duane (Theresa) Deitrich, Logansport; sister, Beth (Rick) Flagg, New Haven, IN.

She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth E. Deitrich.

A private service will be held for the family and streamed on our website at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Burial will follow at Keeps Creek Cemetery.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

You may sign Sandy’s guestbook online and leave condolences for the family at

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