On March 5, it was confirmed the remains found in Grant County was that of our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, sister and friend. The Heard family extends our sincere thanks to everyone for their continued prayers and support in the search for our mother and grandma. The response we have received has been overwhelming the last nine months, and words can’t begin to express our appreciation.
A special thanks to Lt. Bruce Barnes, Detective Michael Haskett and Mayor John Ditslear of Noblesville. Our sincerest gratitude to Noblesville and Marion police departments and detectives, as well as the communities of Hamilton, Madison, Grant and all other surrounding counties. Thank you to the Grant County Sheriff Dept. and to Coroner Stephen D. Dorsey for your service and dedication to our beloved mother. A special thank you to LostNMissing Inc., to all the family and friends at Helmer Inc., employees at General Electric Bloomington, Pioneer in Tipton, Dr. Craig Stein of Mesa, Ariz., and Nancy Egan of Chandler, Ariz., for your love and support.
Thank you to the news stations and newspapers for your continuous coverage from June 13. Our family is very appreciative of the countless man hours that have been and continue to be served in the case. To our friends, neighbors, co-workers and volunteers, we thank you for all the prayers, support and time you have provided to our family. We would also like to thank all of our friends and extended family that helped with search efforts, providing food and necessities and mostly for all the prayers and support extended to our family.
Our family is fortunate to be a part of such caring communities. The investigation is still pending; we are waiting for the remains to be released to the family. A Celebration of Life service is pending at Randall & Roberts Funeral Homes in Noblesville.
God bless and thank you,
Judy Duvall on behalf of the Dorothy M. Heard family