Charles Heller 1957-2018
Charles Dean Heller, 61, passed July 26, 2018, at Riverside Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Austin, Texas, after a stroke.
He was born April 1, 1957, in Emporia, the son of Joseph Harold and Effie Carolyn (Dean) Heller.
Charles attended South Holton Elementary, Holton Elementary and Holton High School. He attended Washburn University.
Charles made his home in Austin, Texas, in the 1980s, working at a bike shop and was an avid bicycler logging hundreds of miles in bicycle races. He later was a journeyman who worked in large commercial plumbing projects.
He was preceded in death by his father, J.H. Heller; and a brother-in-law, Edward S. Dunn.
He is survived by his mother, Effie C. Heller; his friend, Richard; four sisters, Susan Gayle Dunn, Holton, Patricia Lynette Warnke (David), Howards Grove, Wisc., Julia Anna Kendall (Ronald), Palm Coast, Fla., and Dru Deaun Potter (Tony), Wichita; and one brother, Joseph Wayne Heller (Lori), Independence. He is also survived by 14 nieces and nephews and 18 great-nieces and nephews.
A private family celebration of Charles’ life will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.