Frank M. Heiser Jr., 85, Watford City, ND

Frank M. Heiser Jr., 85, Watford City, ND passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022 at McKenzie County Hospital, Watford City, ND. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Watford City, ND is assisting the family. Condolences may be left on our funeral home website at

Frank's Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 10 a.m. at Epiphany Catholic Church, Watford City, ND. Father Brian Gross officiated. Frank was laid to rest at Schafer Cemetery, Watford City, ND.

The Funeral Service was live streamed, you can view Frank's service directly on his obituary page on our website

Frank Heiser Jr. was born Nov,15, 1936 in Dickinson, ND to Frank Sr. and Magdalena (Schwind) Heiser. Frank went to school in Fryberg, ND. He then went to work for his brother and brother-in-law hauling propane. He met the love of his life, Leona Wanner, in Belfield, ND.

Frank was drafted into the Army in 1960 at the age of 24. Frank and Leona were married on July 18, 1960 and moved to Fort Sill, OK for a short time before being stationed in Germany for 18 months. Frank was discharged in 1962 and returned to Belfield to work at Standard Station until moving to Watford City in 1964 where he went to work hauling propane until he retired in 2006.

Frank enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, visiting with all of his customers, and following his children in all of their activities. Later in life, he enjoyed following his grandchildren and great-grandchildren also. Frank was always handy and could fix almost anything in his Grandpa Workshop. He was always up for a cup of coffee with friends.

Frank is survived by his wife Leona, Watford City, ND; son, Roland, Watford City, ND; two daughters, Denise, Watford City, ND and Lynn (Scott) Meuchel, Williston, ND; four grandchildren, Mike (Kelly) Heiser, Idaho, Ashlee (Jared) Schaff, Watford City, ND Beau (Jackie) Heiser, Wyoming, and Ciarra Meuchel, Bismarck, ND; three great-grandchildren, Adilyn, Paxton, and Devyn Schaff, Watford City, ND; one brother, Bob (Pat) Heiser, South Dakota; two sisters, Rose Heiser (Bismarck) Emma Steinmetz, Montana, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, grand-daughter, Billie Jo Heiser; and four sisters Eva, Viola, Maggie, and Marion.


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