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I was reading last nights paper at a friends house, and I saw a "thank you" from the Robert Heikkila family, and I hoped it was not the Bob Heikkila I knew. I was saddened to see that it was, in fact the Bob that I had worked with for over 10 yrs at Gartners. Bob taught me a lot about mens suits, having patience with people, and... crossword puzzles LOL! He loved his break with crossword puzzles and pecan

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Posted by: Amanda Johnson - Friend/Co worker   Mar 01, 2013

My prayers are with you and the family. I will miss Bob. I remember the many talks we had about the things he had been going through. Even though its been over 30 years since I lived in Michigan. His life still influences my life today. All my love and prayers go out to the family at this time and always.Precious is the death of his saints in the eyes of The Lord. I can do All things through Christ who strengthens me Phil 4:13
Pastor Richard Mattson (friend of the family)

Posted by: Richard Mattson - Friend   Feb 01, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Cheryl and her family, and to Don and Bette.

Posted by: Gloria (Laamanen) Lowney - Port Washington, WI - Cousin to Judy   Jan 30, 2013

I was so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I missed seeing him on both of our last two trips to Michigan. I'll always be grateful to him for selling us the camp. I have memories of stopping by there to visit when I was young and he and Judy were staying there. He was a good friend and we'll miss him.

Posted by: Marilyn & Dave Turcotte - Friend   Jan 29, 2013

So sorry to hear about Bob's passing. We became friends when we moved back up north in 1996. Had a lot of good conversation, enjoyed his sauna on the hill, camping with him at Agate Beach. We will surely miss him.
Shirley & Jack Toyra

Posted by: Jack & Shirley Toyra - Hubbell, MI - Friends   Jan 29, 2013

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.

Posted by: Linda Roe - Calumet, MI   Jan 28, 2013

Cheryl, my thoughts and prayers are with you, in the loss of your father.

Posted by: Kim Spelich - copper city, MI - coworker   Jan 27, 2013

R.I.P. Heikkie,
Sure will miss coming to your place and hearing your crazy stories and jokes,and having a few couple cold ones with you:)))).
Im writing this for your friend Jim also,as i met you through him if i remember right and im glad that i did as you put a lot of smiles on my face. Im so glad you got to enjoy your kaleva pasty we bought you before you went on. You are now in a better place and one day we will all meet up again and tell and hear each others jokes.

Michele Beauchamp
Jim Makela

Posted by: Michele - friend   Jan 27, 2013

Many thoughts and prayers for the Heikkila family.

Posted by: Julie Hartung - Ishpeming, MI   Jan 26, 2013

I have lots of memories working with Bob for 12 years in Hancock. I will miss seeing him this summer when I come home . .I always like to chat with him . . .I think Bob knew every mans' suit size in the Copper Country just by looking at them. He taught me alot about the busiess. He will be missed.

Posted by: Cindy (Markham) Saterstad - Former co-worker and friend   Jan 26, 2013