Former chief Theodore Rene Heidke mourned

SANTA FE SPRINGS-A Mass was heard Wednesday, July 2, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church for former Maywood Chief of Police Theodore Rene (Ted) Heidke, a resident of Santa Fe Springs, who died at his home June 26.

Born in Mexico, he was 68, and had lived in Santa Fe Springs since 1973, previously residing in Huntington Park.

He was a member of the Golden Trowel Lodge No. 315 F. & A.M. of Norwalk and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Downey.

Survivors include his wife, Aida S. Heidke of Santa Fe Springs; and his son, Theodore (Ted) Heidke, Jr. (Delilah) of Huntington Beach.

The Rev. John Moloney, was celebrant. Burial followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.

Anna Wlassak mourned by friends at age 82

SOUTH GATE-A Mass of Christian Burial was heard Friday, June 27, at St. Raymond's Catholic Church for Anna Wlassak, a homemaker and resident of South Gate and a 36 year resident of the county, who died June 24 in Bellwood General Hospital in Artesia.

She was 82, born in Bos Brad, Yugoslavia, and was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church of Los Angeles.

Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Barbara Wlassak; grandchildren Gary Wlassak and his wife, Kim, Greg Wlassak; great-grandchildren Garrison, Brayden and Ava Rose Wlassak; numerous godchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews in Yugoslavia, Austria and Canada

The Rev. Fr. Steve Davoren officiated. Burial followed at All Souls Cemetery.

Arrangements were by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.

End Obituaries