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Michael Heyduck


May 25, 1957
December 23, 2020

Visitation from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia

Michael G. “Duke” Heyduck, 63, of Centralia passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at his home in Centralia. He was born on May 25, 1957 the son of George and Virginia (Carroll) Heyduck in California. He married the love of his life, Sally Lincoln on August 10, 1979 in Marion County and she survives in Centralia.

Along with his beloved wife of 41 years, Sally Heyduck, survivors that hold precious memories of Duke’s life include his devoted family, son, George M. Heyduck and fiancée Malerie Chappell; expecting to spoil his new hunting buddy in July; siblings, Janet (Heyduck) Rheinenecker and husband Tom of Cutler, Diane (Heyduck) Finney and husband Kevin of Centralia; brother-in-law, Abe Lincoln and wife Laurie of Alaska; niece, Dana Lincoln of Alaska; nephew, Rick Lincoln and wife Stacey of Centralia; and a host of more nieces and nephews.

Duke was preceded in death by both his parents, George and Virginia Heyduck; sister, Judy (Heyduck) Cole; mother and father-in-laws, Dorothy and Leonard Lincoln .

Duke was a loyal employee of Donnewald’s Distributing retiring after 34 years of faithful service. He loved spending time outdoors and enjoyed many outdoor hobbies. He was an accomplished hunter and got excited when hunting seasons came around. Duke hunted deer, duck, and pheasants and could be heard enthusiastically sharing all the details of his many hunts. He was a master with fly fisherman, skilled at bringing beautiful rainbow trout from streams. Duke also grew amazing vegetable gardens and was famous for his corn, green beans, and tomatoes that he shared with grateful family and friends. He was no stranger to the kitchen and could create mouthwatering candies everyone waited anxiously to sample, such as, peanut butter balls, chocolate covered cherries, and mounds bars. Duke had a kind heart and gentle spirt. He loved and spoiled his furry dog friends, Camo, Gabby, Ruger, Benelli, and Coot who will all be missing him greatly. Duke’s family and friends will cherish all the good times spent together and will mourn the loss of this dear gentleman.

Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia is privileged to be assisting the family of Duke Heyduck with arrangements. Friends and family are invited to visiting hours from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia. A private family service will be held with Pastor Steve Upchurch officiating with burial at Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Duke’s honor to the Wetlands and will be accepted at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories of Duke may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.