Alex Joshua Heideman, Sr.

Alex Joshua Heideman Sr. born March 11, 1981, in Owosso, Michigan, died at Cleveland Clinic of heart failure on January 13, 2020.  He is survived by his devoted son, Alex Joshua Heideman Jr. “A.J.”; his identical twin brother, David Heideman; his loving parents, Eileen and Howard Heideman; niece and nephew, Sarah and Jacob Wilber, and their mother Stacy; his former wife, Stephanie Grimes (Ben); and several aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.  Alex was predeceased by grandparents Roy and Dorothy Levitt and Gilbert and Eleanor Heideman Weinberg.

Alex graduated from East Lansing High School in 2000, where he participated in four years of lacrosse and marching band.  He also attended Lansing Community College and Baker College. Alex was an avid bowler and a huge MSU Spartan fan.

The funeral service will be held at Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Thursday, January 16, 2020, 11:00 a.m. with Rabbi Michael Zimmerman, of Congregation Kehillat Israel, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.  Memorial donations can be made to the National Kidney Foundation, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or Congregation Kehillat Israel.

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January 14, 2020 at 10:06 am

My condolence to the family Alex was a wonderful friend.

Beatrice Hughes
January 14, 2020 at 2:33 pm

My sincere condolences to you and yours.

Laurie Engelhardt
January 14, 2020 at 8:18 pm

So sorry to hear this news. We are thinking about you and I will try to come on Thursday if I can arrange it.

Laurie Engelhardt and family

Marcia and Steve Swift
January 15, 2020 at 9:52 am

Our thoughts and our hearts are with all of you in this tie of sadness and grief.

dennis muchmore
January 15, 2020 at 12:54 pm

Alex, the love of your parents, son, brother and all the family will go with you and will sustain all the rest of us who love the Heideman family so much. Deb, Shane and I are all very saddened.

Sue Eckhart
January 15, 2020 at 4:17 pm

So sad to hear the news about Alex. I am so sorry for your loss, thinking of you all. My sincere condolences.

Timothy R, Wagner
January 15, 2020 at 7:12 pm

I’m so sorry for your loss. I wondered why you weren’t at Orpheus. I will have our little church and ourselves pray for you and Eileen for comfort. May God be with you in this very trying time.

joe wakeley
January 15, 2020 at 7:25 pm

Howard and family—-I am so sorry to hear the news of your loss. My thoughts and prayers to all of you at this time. Sincerely, Joe Wakeley

Gayla Phillips
January 16, 2020 at 12:01 pm

I am sorry to hear of the death of your son Alex. I wish you comfort and pleasant memories.

Carrie L Markels
January 16, 2020 at 1:43 pm

Wish I could have been at the funeral today. Thinking about all of you. So sorry for your loss…especially of one so young. Love you.

Margo Chi
January 16, 2020 at 4:10 pm

Eileen and family,
I was so saddened to learn at Mahjongg today of Alex’s passing. Peace be with you as you deal with these trying times of great sadness and loss.

Jeannette Lackey
January 16, 2020 at 8:02 pm

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Heideman,
It is with deep sadness that I send my prayers to you and your family as you mourn the loss of Alex. I have fond memories of you and the twins while they attended Pinecrest.
My thoughts are with you,
Jeannette Lackey


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