Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Peter M Heeringa

Passed away on January 28, 2020

Peter M. Heeringa, age 62. Late of St. John, In. Passed away on January 28, 2020. Beloved husband of Doreen (nee Lyons) for 39 years. Loving father of Michael Heeringa, Maureen (Chris) McMahon, and Tara (Patrick) Niebling. Cherished grandfather of Jonathan, Christopher, Lyla, Korben, and Matthew. He is survived by his brother Leonard. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Nancy, brothers: Roy, James, Dave, and Tom. Peter retired as a superintendent from Great Central Steel, and he was an avid Jimmy Buffet and a Chicago White Sox fan. Memorial Visitation will take place on February 8, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th Lane (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave.) St. John, In. 46373. 219-365-3474

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm

"I am so sorry for your loss You all are in my thoughts and prayers that God will comfort you and give you his peace at this difficult time. 🙏♥️ "
- Melissa Roeda
January 29, 2020 3:56 pm

"So very sorry Doreen and family for your loss. God will comfort you all. Our sympathies To you all.🙏"
- Shirley Sharp
January 29, 2020 4:46 pm

"I'm sorry for your loss. I know this was a shock. He was so young! I will pray for you and your family."
- Linda Jarrell
January 29, 2020 5:38 pm

"Doreen, I was saddened to hear that Pete passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. ✨ May he rest in paradise. 🌺 Love you, ~Isabelle Heeringa "
- Isabelle Heeringa
January 29, 2020 6:28 pm

"I'm so very sorry Aunt Doreen & family. I hope you find solace in our Lord in this trying time. God Bless & we love you & are praying for you. "
- Danielle Reid (Flores)
January 29, 2020 10:28 pm

"Dear Doreen and family. I am so sorry for your loss. What a handsome man. Dear doreen, I think of you often and how much fun we had at TOPS. You were a great friend. I dont know if you knew but my youngest son Blaine 54 had a massive stroke and died May29 2019. I kknow how difficult this is for you. You are in my thoughts heart and prayers. Love Ginny Reider"
- virginia reider
January 29, 2020 11:23 pm

"I still can't believe my buddy of 55 years is gone. We thought we were invincible. My memories are my comfort. I learned many years ago that we make plans and God laughs. Pete, I will see you on the other side someday where we will have a good laugh about life. "
- Richard Keiss
February 3, 2020 3:29 pm

Candles Lit
"Prayers for Doreen and family. May our Lord and savior Jesus Chiat comfort them and may Pete’s soul find eternal rest in him. "
- Clinton and Donna Lawson
January 29, 2020 6:21 pm

"I Love you daddy! ❤️"
- Maureen McMahon
January 29, 2020 6:23 pm

"My dear friend Doreen you are in my thoughts and prayers also your family"
- Nancy Marquez
January 31, 2020 5:25 pm

"Life is a second of time of all of us. We do not get to pick or choose how or when we leave. Doreen, My heart is broken but we must go on and live the life God gave us all. Pete was a special person. It was my pleasure to know him. I might have not have been quite reverent at all times,but our hearts will always remember Pete. He was one of a kind. My friend for 55 years. "
- Rich, Kana,Cheryl, & Paul
February 7, 2020 5:05 pm