Casey Mark Heikkinen

JACKSON, Mich. -Casey Mark Heikkinen, age 31, passed away suddenly on Jan 20, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Althea Ann Heikkinen.

Casey is survived by his loving and supportive wife, Jonesta Heikkinen and his three incredible children, Eli Asher, Lillian Rowe and Laylah Grace; his father, Mark Charles Heikkinen; grandfather, Charles Henry Heikkinen; so many wonderful aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and caring friends.

Casey graduated from Calumet High School in 1999 and Northern Michigan University in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing.

Casey will always be remembered for his love of the Upper Peninsula, his vibrant personality and tenderness for those he held close to his heart. Casey will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him.

Our family would like to express our deepest appreciation for the love, support and continued prayers of our communities during this very difficult time.

Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 1 from 11 to 1 p.m. with a funeral service immediately following in the Calumet United Methodist Church with Pastor Robert White to officiate.

In lieu of flowers, an educational fund has been set up for the Heikkinen children. If desired, send contributions to The Heikkinen Trust, PO Box 263, Jackson, Mich. 49204.