Trisha E. Aichholz

Oct 1, 2014

June 23, 1945 — May 25, 2007

BELVIDERE Trisha E. Aichholz, 61, of Belvidere and formerly of Elgin, died Friday at her home after a difficult battle with cancer.

She was born June 23, 1945 in Riverdale, Md. to the late Arthur and Merribel (Viers) Heck.

She was very active in the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts as a leader/trainer in the Three Fires Council of St. Charles.

She is survived by her husband, Paul, whom she married March 12, 1966 in Willard; stepmother, Phyllis Heck of Dalton, Mich.; sons and a daughter-in-law, Timothy Aichholz of Anchorage, Alaska, Ryan and Melinda Aichholz of Huntley, Ill. and Andrew Aichholz of Bartlett, Ill.; one grandson; a sister-in-law, Barbara Engelhart of Florida; and a niece of Boise, Idaho.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Alane Aichholz; and a twin brother, Arthur Heck Jr.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Laird Funeral Home in Elgin, with prayer services being held at 7 p.m. and from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Thursday at Secor Funeral Home, Willard. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the American Cancer Society or the Boy Scouts of America.