John “Jack” James Heddle, died October 10, 2021. Retired Master Sergeant, US Navy 1952 – 1976, Retired Sergeant Major US Army 1976 – 1994. Preceded in death by his wife of 47 years Eunice; companion of 14 years Kae; brother Tom; sister Kay; and parents John and Irene. Survived by children Diane (Matt) Diederich, Debbie (Steve) Brisbois, John (Kristi) Heddle, Jim (Jen) Heddle, and Dan Heddle; grandchildren Nick (Stacy) Diederich, Cortney (Greg Sousa) Diederich, Jenni Brisbois, Jeff (Katie) Brisbois, Johnny and Mike Heddle, Ryan and Taylor Heddle, Avery, Evy, and Daniel Heddle; great-grandchildren Jackson, Leighton, Sutton, Parker, McKenna, Blake, and Carter; brothers Jerry (Sharon), Bob (Jan), Jim, and Dick (Cindy); sister Sis (Tom) Griswold; and many nieces and nephews. Service 10:30 AM Monday, October 18 at Willwerscheid Funeral Home, 1167 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-228-1006. Visitation 3-7 PM Sunday and 1 hour before the service. Burial with Military Honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. The family wish to thank the staff who cared so lovingly for him, especially Good Samaritan, Allina Hospice, and Havenwood of Burnsville.