Michael Heuer Obituary

Michael A. Heuer
Michael A. Heuer

April 27, 1932 - June 4, 2020
Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Resided in Naperville, IL


Michael Alexander Heuer born April 27, 1932 (Grand Rapids, MI)- June 4, 2020 (Naperville, IL)

Beloved Husband of the late Barbara Margaret (Naines) Heuer (October 24, 2019) married on November 23, 1955
Beloved Son of the late Harold Maynard and Gwendolyn Ruth (Kremer) Heuer
Loving Father of Kristan M (Dan) Kuepker and Katrina A (Robert) Berdelle, predeceased by daughter Karin E (Steven) Botica
Fond grandfather of Kimberly (Tim) Cline, Benjamin Koch, Kari (Peyton) Harris, Kelly (Nathan) Nyquist, Stephanie Botica, Kyle Botica, and Kristen Botica
Great Grandfather of Gabriella and Carter
Dear Brother of Patricia (Don) Quick of Iron Mountain, MI and Susan (Charles) Wakild of Raleigh, NC

Graduate of Northwestern University Dental School, 1956. US Navy July 1956 - April 1958. US Navy, USNR Dental Corp., July 1956-June 1960, MS University of Michigan, Endodontics and Radiology, 1959. Diplomate American Board of Endodontics, 1967. Private practice in Chicago, 1959-1986. Assistant professor, NUDS 1960-66. Associate professor Loyola University, Chicago, 1968-73. Professor, Chairman of Endodontics Northwestern University Dental School 1974-83. Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Northwestern University 1983-88. Senior Associate Dean, Northwestern University, 1988-93. Dean of Northwestern University Dental School, 1993-98. Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, 1999-2020.

Recipient of Northwestern University Alumni Merit Award, 2001

Life member of numerous dental organizations and author/contributor to professional journals and textbooks.
Besides dentistry, Dr. Heuer had a passion for boats, especially wooden boats. He enjoyed drafting and making models of boats. He was an avid reader of books on History. He had a great sense of humor throughout his life and loved telling stories. He will be missed by many.




Funeral Home
DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel
951 W. Washington St.
West Chicago, IL US 60185