Art Heyderman

Art Heyderman, age 71; formerly of Bettendorf, IA. Beloved husband of 49 years to Renee (nee Pearlman); loving father of Brian Heyderman, Deborah (Tim) Vasil, and Cathy Heyderman; dear grandfather (‘Poppy’) of Chloe and Declan Vasil; brother of Mark (Carol) Heyderman; uncle and friend of many. Art was a proud Veteran of the Army Corps of Engineers who served during the Vietnam War, and later in the US Army Reserves for over 28 years. He was a Retiree of the Rock Island Arsenal, and a member of the Iowa ACLU, NDIA, and the Democratic Party. He will be dearly missed. Committal at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL will take place on Thursday, April 20 at 2:00pm sharp. Family and friends to gather at the cemetery visitor’s center at 1:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Vietnam Veterans of America are appreciated ( Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home, Countryside. Funeral info: 708-352-6500

3 thoughts on “Art Heyderman

  1. My deepest condolences to the family. I had worked with Art most of his many years on Rock Island Arsenal. Art had also been the president of the IA-IL NDIA Chapter for many years and remained active on the corporate board. As the current president of the Chapter, we intend to make a donation to the VVA in Art’s honor.

    George B Rivard
    President, IA-IL Chapter
    National Defense Industrial Association

  2. I had the pleasure of serving with Art on the Board of the Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). During the years I knew Art, he dedicated much of his time and effort to making the lives of disabled, disenfranchised, and hospitalized Veterans as cheerful and comfortable as possible. I will remember Art as a true patriot; one who believed in his country; rallied to the support of those who defended it; always placed the needs of others before his own. An unselfish man by any measure. —- Rest in peace Art…the example you set for us lives on!

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