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1 of 45 | Posted by: Kurt Sinn - Alton, IL - Family

“Well Randy, I'm VERY late finding out about your passing, and I'm so very sorry for your Family's Loss! We never stayed connected, as you were going...Read More »
2 of 45 | Posted by: Cindy Brumitt-Wellener - Dushore, PA

“Once I loved my cousin's on earth now I love them in heaven. To so many happy times. Love Cousin Kurt ”
3 of 45 | Posted by: Kurt Sinn - Alton, IL

“Randy is a wonderful being, Maybe later I'll share some stories. To his sister Mary Ann I will say "God calls us home in many ways". Love kurt sinn ”
4 of 45 | Posted by: Kurt D Sinn - Alton, IL

“Vance and Valerie, I am sorry to hear about you dad. Kaitlyn Pritchet told me the news on Christmas. I will keep you both in my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
5 of 45 | Posted by: Mark Salanik - Granite City, IL

“Vance and family, My family and I were so sad to hear of your father's passing. He and your family had always taken such great care of our family...Read More »
6 of 45 | Posted by: Brandi Kinzel Brown - New Memphis, IL

“Diane. My heart is just breaking for you and your family. Hugs and kisses Debbie ”
7 of 45 | Posted by: Debbie Broderick - Jasonville, IN

“Val, Sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I know exactly what your going through. My father has also been very sick and he passed the day...Read More »
8 of 45 | Posted by: Tim Evans - Collinsville, IL

“Diane, You have our sympathy on loss of Randall. Be assured that we have you in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. ”
9 of 45 | Posted by: Roy & Betty Schreder - Hecker, IL

“Words can not express my deepest heartfelt sympathy to Diane, Vance and Kelsey, Valerie and Bryan. Randy will be greatly missed by so many. He is a...Read More »
10 of 45 | Posted by: Nanette Campbell - marissa, IL

“Heartfelt sympathy goes out to Diane, Vance, & Valerie as well as all the other immediate family and friends that will miss Randy. I didn't spend a...Read More »
11 of 45 | Posted by: William L Koetting - Breese, IL

“You all have our deepest sympathy. Rest in Peace Randy ”
12 of 45 | Posted by: Larry and Marilyn Powers - IL

“Diane and family, Kathy and I are so sorry to hear off Randy passing. Our prayers are with you! ”
13 of 45 | Posted by: Mike Stegle - Anna, IL

“Rest well my friend, rest well. ”
14 of 45 | Posted by: Tom Peters - belleville, IL

“I went to school with Randy. He was so nice. My thoughts and prayers to all of his family. He will be greatly missed. ”
15 of 45 | Posted by: Shelley Hawthorne -Zotz - IL

“I truly enjoyed talking with Randy whenever I saw him either at the funeral home or at the Marissa H & G Society. I was president of the Marissa H &...Read More »
16 of 45 | Posted by: Donald L.Jones - Belleville, IL

“We understand and feel your loss. Vance you have been so wonderful to me and my family through rough times. I wish I knew what to do to make you...Read More »
17 of 45 | Posted by: John and Joni Hall - cpulterville, IL

“We were so saddened by the news this morning of the loss of great man. He was always so comforting, we hope their is someone half as good to...Read More »
18 of 45 | Posted by: Dave and Connie Sauewein - IL

“Sorry for your loss. ”
19 of 45 | Posted by: Dennis Dillow - Collinsville, IL

“To the family of Randy Heil, my deepest condolences. I may not have a particular moment or memory, as I've been away from Marissa since 1975, but I...Read More »
20 of 45 | Posted by: Jean Schmeiderer Middleton

“Diane, Vance, and Valerie, I can't even believe I am typing this! You have my deepest condolences! Randy was very funny, I enjoyed being around him...Read More »
21 of 45 | Posted by: Tina Sinn

“Dear Diane, Vance and Valerie We are so sorry for your loss and you all are in our prayers .He will be missed. Vance and Robert (Bobby) are...Read More »
22 of 45 | Posted by: margaret steinhoff - katy, TX

“Dear Vance and Valerie- I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad. My heart breaks for you. Thinking of you from PA, Hoping happy memories of your Dad,...Read More »
23 of 45 | Posted by: Amanda Cox-Bachman - Alburtis, PA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and we are so sorry for your loss. May God give you strength on the path to healing. ”
24 of 45 | Posted by: Barbara and Ed Kendrick - MO

“We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love you! ”
25 of 45 | Posted by: Monica B Paez - NORTH LIBERTY, IA

“Kelsey and Vance, We just want you to know that we are thinking of you both. Truly sorry for your lose. You are in our prayers. Miss you both....Read More »
26 of 45 | Posted by: Jeff and Mary Kendrick

“Vance, Kelsey and family. Our thoughts are with you and your family. So sad to hear of your loss. May God grant you peace and be there to comfort you...Read More »
27 of 45 | Posted by: Sheila and Tim - Monroe City, MO

“WE ARE THINKING OF YOU. TAKE CARE. LOVE JOE, GRACE, KYRA AND KEEGAN ”
28 of 45 | Posted by: GRACE KENDRICK - SEDALIA, MO

“Thinking of and missing you both so much. Our prayers are with you both. Kyle and Molly and kiddos. ”
29 of 45 | Posted by: Kyle Dotson - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Vance and Kelsey, We are thinking of you guys. Missing you so much! You are special. We are here for you in any way we can help. Sending hugs your...Read More »
30 of 45 | Posted by: Jane and Jeff Dotson - IA

“We love you and miss you at Kendrick Christmas. You are in thoughts and prayers. It is not the same without you! ”
31 of 45 | Posted by: Kendrick Family - Monroe City, MO

“So many know Randy by the kindness and sensitivity he showed us on the most difficult days of our lives. He will be forever in our hearts. Please...Read More »
32 of 45 | Posted by: Karen Ratay - Boonville, MO

“Vance, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. He was such a nice man. He always thought of us at the bank when canning pickles. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
33 of 45 | Posted by: Dawn Baker - Marissa, IL

“Frank Sinatra once said "You only go around once. But if you play your cards right, once is enough." Randy, you played your cards right. You lived...Read More »
34 of 45 | Posted by: Angie - Marissa, IL

“We were sure sorry to hear this news . I (Bev) will be out of town Monday spending time with Aunt Duck. Your dad helped us so much through some...Read More »
35 of 45 | Posted by: Bev and Stan Lewis - Marissa, IL

“Vance...........I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He was a good guy and I always enjoyed talking with him. My heart goes out to you and your...Read More »
36 of 45 | Posted by: Lyle Hill - Collinsville, IL

“My condolences to all. We were old friends shared many good times. We were Freshman in High School and each one of us was asked what we wanted to be...Read More »
37 of 45 | Posted by: George Fouts - Diamondhead, MS

“Vance, Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. ”
38 of 45 | Posted by: Mike and Mary DeLong - Marissa, IL

“I am very sorry. ”
39 of 45 | Posted by: Denise Bird

“Sorry for your loss. ”
40 of 45 | Posted by: Dennis Hauck - Millstadt, IL

“Randy was like my 2nd father. He gave me life lessons and helped teach me how the "world works". Randy is a man among men. He will never be...Read More »
41 of 45 | Posted by: Brandon Hood - 2nd Father

“My prayers are with you at the loss of Randy. He was a great person with a heart for others. Always a smile on his face. May the Lord give you...Read More »
42 of 45 | Posted by: clara taylor - MArissa, IL

“Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time. ”
43 of 45 | Posted by: Karen Heil

“Randy and I attended Worsham College together and we had some fun times. He was a great guy. My condolences to the entire family. ”
44 of 45 | Posted by: Robert A. Weinstein - IL - friend

“Vance, I'm so sorry to hear about the death of your father. Your dad, as yourself has always been there for us during difficult moments. Please...Read More »
45 of 45 | Posted by: Myron Lloyd - Salem, IL


Randall William Heil, 62, of Marissa, IL; born on September 7, 1952 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at his home.

Mr. Heil was a funeral director and a former owner of Heil-Schuessler Funeral Homes. Randy served his community for over 40 years. He was a member of the Marissa Presbyterian Church. He was the chairman of the board of directors of the Kaskaskia Water District. He was a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Illinois Funeral Directors Association and Past President of the St. Clair County Funeral Directors Association. He was a past president and secretary of the Marissa Lions Club. He was a member of the Marissa Masonic Lodge #881 and the Ainad Shrine Temple and a lifelong member of the Marissa Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by his parents Norman and Imogene, nee Sinn, Heil. His mother-in-law – Loretta, nee Joseph, Dohrman

He is survived by his loving wife Diane, nee Dohrman, Heil whom he married on October 20, 1973 at Zion United Church of Christ in Millstadt, IL. His children Vance (Kelsey) Heil of Marissa, IL; Valerie (Bryan Pritchett) Heil of Freeburg, IL. One sister – Mary Ann (Bill) Clubb of Belleville, IL. His father-in-law – Raymond Dohrman of Millstadt, IL. His brothers-in-law – Donald (Diana) Dohrman of Millstadt, IL; Dale (Donna) Dohrman of Millstadt, IL. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Marissa Fire Department.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Monday, December 22, 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

A private funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch and Rev. Dr. Donald Wagner officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.