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Leona Heinecke

Leona Heinecke

Tuesday August 6, 2019

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Obituary for Leona M. Heinecke

Leona M. Heinecke 83-year-old resident of Motley, MN passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples. A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, August 10 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples, MN with Pastor Greg Leslie officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at 5 PM at Buffalo Lake City Cemetery in Buffalo Lake, MN.

Leona was born on September 10, 1935 in Hutchinson, MN to Theodore and Martha Schlueter. She was united in marriage to Delano Heinecke on December 5, 1954 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills, MN. The couple lived in St. Paul, MN and then moved to Aurora, CO while Delano served in the US Army. They later farmed and milked cows in Cedar Mills, before their final move to Motley. Leona worked for 3M, as a daycare provider, and home health aide. She enjoyed her travels to Canada, most of the states in the continental US, Germany, and Holland. Leona collected refrigerator magnets and salt & pepper shakers. Her hobbies included crocheting, reading, sewing, baking, setting jigsaw puzzles, and camping. Leona will be remembered for her love of Christmas and her visits with friends & family.

Leona is survived by her children, Dean (Wanda) Heinecke, Mark Heinecke, June (Terry) Little; grandchildren, David, Daisy, Chris, Mike, Tony, Tim, Andy, Christy, Lisa, Joshua; many great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren; and her special daycare grandkids.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughters, Barbara Geisler, Faye Verdon; infant grandson, Justin Heinecke; and 7 siblings.

Arrangements are with the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples.

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    Saturday August 10, 2019 |
    Taylor Funeral and Cremation Care
    102 6th Street
    Staples, Minnesota
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    Saturday August 10, 2019
    A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, August 10 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples, MN with Pastor Greg Leslie officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at 5 PM at Buffalo Lake City Cemetery in Buffalo Lake, MN.

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Michael Morehouse

You have my deepest Sympathys
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Bonnie Meacham

I won't be able to be at the service but I will be thinking of Leona and of all of you. I am going to miss her lots. Take care of your selves and keep your memories close to your hearts.
Comment | Posted at 06:44pm via Condolence
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