Ryan Glen Heller, age 41, of Waverly, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly, followed by inurnment in the church cemetery.
There will be a gathering of family and friends in St. Mary’s Parish Center Saturday from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., prior to the Mass.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Ryan was born July 26, 1977, in Watertown, to Glen and Mary (Geyen) Heller.
A kind and gentle soul, Ryan was a loving son, brother and friend to many.
Like his brother, Chad, Ryan loved music and sports. The Minnesota Twins and Vikings held a special place in his heart.
Also like Chad, Ryan found the computer to open up his ability to communicate with others.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Chad; grandparents Reuben and Betty Heller, and Donald and Evelyn Geyen; aunts and uncles Gene Geyen, Diane Geyen, Barb Geyen, Bob Geyen, and Jim Geyen; and a cousin, Jessica Moe.
Ryan is survived by his parents, Glen and Mary Heller; aunts and uncles Donna (Terry) Miller, Jerry (Selma) Geyen, Bill Geyen, Patti (Jerry) Kranz, Jayne (John) Spartz, Mary (Marty) Olson, Cathy (Jack) Moe, Cindy (Scott) Montgomery, Doug (Sheila) Heller, Mark (Patty) Heller, and Kim (Ed) Hanson; as well as many cousins and friends.