After a year long battle with cancer, Heike passed peacefully, yet suddenly, on August 21, 2012 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 64.  Cherished and beloved wife of Frank for 46 years.  Loving mother of Frank Mark (Chrissy) and Daryl (Kim).  Survived by sisters Anna Steinnagel (Leo) and Elfriede Zeissig (Sigfreid), and brother Henry vonBargen (Irene).  She will be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbors, employees and friends. 

At Heike’s request, cremation has taken place and a private family interment will be held on Saturday.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society through the Niagara-on-the-Lake Chapel of the Morgan Funeral Home. 

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