Jacob J. Heier, 89, Hoxie, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at Sheridan County Health Complex.

He was born Dec. 21, 1929, in rural Park to Valentine “Walter” and Margaret (Zerr) Heier.

He married Rosalie Pauline Appelhans on May 3, 1954, in St. Peter. 

Survivors include his wife, of the home;a son, Richard, Hoxie; two daughters, Debra Vickers, Hoxie, and Norma Lehew, Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Martha Heier, Hays; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Robert; an infant daughter, Carol; and two infant grandchildren.  

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Hoxie; burial in St. Francis Cemetery, Hoxie.

Visitation will be from 2:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.