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Edward Heeringa, 58, Fox Lake, was peacefully carried from his earthly home into the arms of his heavenly father Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, surrounded by the love of his family.

Ed was born June 10, 1960, in Elkhorn, the son of Henry and Alice Heeringa. Ed was a graduate of Central Wisconsin Christian School. On June 6, 1992, he married the love of his life, Lynn Friesema. Following their marriage they took over the family farm in Fox Lake where Ed managed and developed his herd of registered Holsteins. He spent several years as a board member of the Dodge County Holstein Association. Ed cherished the time with his family and enjoyed all things outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his kids, nephews, and brothers.

Ed is survived by his loving wife, Lynn of Fox Lake; two sons, Matt (Laura) Heeringa of Brookfield, and Jon (Brooke) Heeringa of Rock Valley, Iowa; two daughters, Alyssa and Jenna Heeringa; his father and mother, Henry and Alice Heeringa of Waupun; three brothers, Tim (Sherryl) Heeringa of Campbellsport, Bob (Michelle) Heeringa of Friesland, and Ron Heeringa of Brandon; four sisters, Benita (Milan) Ter Beest of Waupun, Mary (Mike) Dull of Waupun, Jean (Jason) Schraufnagel of Brownsville, and Kathy (Tim) Hilgers of Randolph; and many loving brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Ed was preceded in death by a sister, Karen; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Patricia Friesema.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Waupun with the Rev. Jeff Brower officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun. Friends and relatives may call on the family Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and Saturday at church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials in Ed’s name may be given to Central Wisconsin Christian School or Bethel Christian Reformed Church.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun is serving the family. Visit wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for more information and to send condolences.

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