Thursday, April 5, 2007

William James "Billy" Heeren, 33, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2007, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, following a lengthy illness.

He was born on Nov. 24, 1973, in Chicago, Ill., and came to the Heeren family on May 11, 1979. He accepted Jesus at an early age, being baptized at the First Christian Church in Cassville on Jan. 10, 1999.

Survivors include: his parents, David and Ruth Hattendorf Heeren; two brothers, John Heeren, of Wauconda, Ill., and Tim Heeren, of Cassville; two sisters, Beth West and her husband, Phil, of Cassville, and Eva Fabiszak and her husband, James, of Chicago, Ill.;

A private memorial service for the family, fellow residents, and caregivers will be held on Thursday, April 5 at the First Christian Church in Cassville, with Sid Allsbury officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.