James Dean Heyer

April 3, 1964 - July 1, 2017
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James Dean Heyer, 54, of Poplar Grove, IL., died July 1, 2017 in Belvidere, IL. Born April 3, 1964, son of William E. and Dona (Bear) Heyer. James was a FFA farming club member at Belvidere high school where he graduated in 1981. He married his sweetheart, Lisa Fordsmand, on January 20, 2017 In Rockford, IL.

James worked in agriculture for many years as a farm hand for farmer Gary Botterman of Poplar Grove. He was a long time member of New Life Church and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Belvidere.  His interests include coloring intricate coloring books with colored pencils and gel pens. He had a passion for Nascar and truly appreciated driver, Dale Earnthardt and number 78, Martin Truex, Jr.

James is loved and missed by his mother, Dona; wife, Lisa;  daughter, Brittany Fordsmand; step daughters, Kathleen (Benjamin) Ferral and Tiffany (Juan) Portilla; brother, William C. (Patty) Heyer; sisters, Pam Hale and Linda (Jim) Ward; grand-children, Brianna Ferral, Benji Ferral, Gia Portilla and Elizabeth Portilla; and nephews and nieces, Jason Ward, Todd and Stephanie McKay, Jennifer and Michael Howard, William D. and Stephanie Heyer, Derek and Amanda Geishert, Paul Hale and Dustin Geishert.

He is preceded in death by his father, William E. Heyer; father and mother-in-law, Patricia Guz and Paul Brestin; and grandparents, Lillian Skibby and Arthur Skibby.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL., with Pastor Lashley officiating. A visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m., until 1:45 p.m., prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family). To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Date: Saturday, July 8, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

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218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m., until 1:45 p.m., prior to the service.


Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 8, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL., with Pastor Lashley officiating


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Born: April 3, 1964
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Linda (Saue) Wohlfarth posted on 7/7/17

I remember Jimmy when I was growing up in Belvidere. His sister Linda and I were best friends. I am so very sorry for Jim's family. May God bless all of you during this difficult time. Linda (Saue) Wohlfarth Capron, IL

 

Virgil Leonard posted on 7/5/17

He was a great man and good friend of mine I always liked me to play back gammon with him everyday he will be missed by me and everyone in his life R.I.P James Heyer

 

Virgil Leonard posted on 7/5/17

He will be i

 

Shane Hellenga (shawn mays) posted on 7/4/17

Wow, I was so sorry to hear about this. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jim was a good man. He will be truly missed.

 

Tammie mahurin posted on 7/4/17

R.I.P. jim you will truly be missed

 

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