Idena Heis

Born: Sat., Nov. 12, 1910
Died: Sat., Aug. 13, 2011


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Obituary Eleanor (Idena) Heis

In loving memory of Eleanor Idena Heis who passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Little Current Hospital in her 101st year.

Idena was the daughter of Noah & Johanna (McCauley) Skippen, both predeceased.
Predeceased by beloved husband John (February 23, 1968).
Loving mother of Jim (wife Ardath) of Minitonas, Manitoba, Doug (wife Betty) of Mindemoya, and Ed of Sheguiandah.
Cherished Grandmother of Steve (Shelly) Heis of Thompson Manitoba, Janet (Bill) Vickman of Sudbury, Lori Heis (Lawrence Himmelman) of Lac la Biche Alberta, Mike Heis of Thompson, Manitoba, Kimberley (Dave) Cooper of Tottenham Ont., Wendy (Tim) Leeder of Toronto.
Special Great Grandmother of Shannon, Kristen, Kurtis, Joey, Crystal, Richard, Austin, Hannah, Thomas and Eric.
Predeceased by sisters, Florence Pyette, Kathleen (Mickey) Leclair, and brothers Colin, Carl and William (Ted).

Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews, friends and neighbours.

Idena lived in the Sheguiandah area for many years and raised her family there. Always a hard worker Idena and John delivered the rural mail for a time, drove taxi, and Idena worked at Manitoulin Gardens for many years.
Idena was one of the founding members of the Sheguiandah Seniors club, and was also a Women’s Institute member for many years.
Idena loved her family and enjoyed looking at pictures as her family grew. She loved her garden, knitting and playing euchre with friends.

Resting at Island Funeral home 36 Worthington Street Little Current, friends may call on Wednesday evening from 7-9.
Funeral service at Island Funeral Home at Thursday at 2: pm. Internment in Coldwater cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the MHC Aux, Centennial Manor or to Cancer charities of your choice, would be greatly appreciated.

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Ryan C
   Posted Sun August 14, 2011
I'm going to miss our Chat's and Hugs with Idena at Gary's Restaurant for dinner.

Janis Cosby Mousseau (Willard and Phyllis Cosbys daughter)
   Posted Mon August 15, 2011
My condolences to the family, Idena was a great lady and always had a wave and smile when we went by to visit mom and dad.

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