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.
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.