Michael J. Heitz

Michael Jacob Heitz, 70, of Jonesboro, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Feb.18, 2020, at 9:40 pm, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Heitz was a 1968 graduate of Wabash High School. He was a self-employed contractor, and owned and operated Heitz Construction. He also served as the City of Wabash building inspector, was a union electrician, drove trailers for FEMA and worked with Heitz Heating and Cooling.

He was born Nov. 10, 1949, in Bluffton to Robert W. and Marjorie L. (Fritz) Heitz. His mother survives in Wabash.

He is survived by a son, Michael "Jay" (Lisa) Heitz, of Wabash; a daughter, Jessica Weiss, of Marion; a sister Marianne (Paul) Blair, of Wabash; six grandchildren, Michael "David" Heitz, of Huntington; Colyn Heitz and Rocky Strickler, both of Wabash; Keaton Weiss, of Kokomo; Kale Weiss, of Great Lakes, IL; and Kaden Weiss, of Marion.

Calling is Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at 10 a.m., with Rev. Robb Rensberger officiating. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery, Huntington County.

The memorial guest book may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.