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Obits > 1992 - Edith M. (Gestel) Heeren

Submitted by Melva L. Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

March 14, 1992 - Saturday, pg A2



EDITH  M.  (Gestel) HERREN


Deer Grove: - Edith  M. Herren, 92, of Deer Grove, died March 13, 1992 at CGH Medical Center, Sterlilng.  She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Tampico.


Edith was born Dec. 1, 1899 in Delaware County, Iowa, the daughter of Francis and Mary (Prideg) Gestel. She married Fred J. Heeren, Jan. 22, 1922 at Worthington, Iowa.  He died Oct. 10, 1964


She is survived by seven daughters, Mrs. O. W. (Ila) Lewis of Clayton, Mrs. Oscar (Mary Jane) Pletsch, Tampico, Mrs. Kenneth (Priscilla) Shelton, Rochelle, Mrs. Robert (Mavia) Garland, Tuscon, Arizona, Mrs. Frederick (Clara) Dobbeka, Deer Grove, Mrs. Velma Zimmerman, Rochelle, Mrs. Troy (Emma) Jones, Wynne, Ark., and four sons, Francis G. Heeren, Sierra Vista, Arizona; Norman P. Heeren, Galt;  Fred W. Heeren, Deer Grove; Donald A. Heeren, Sterling; 58 grandchildren, 92 greatgrandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren; two sisters, Miss Clara Gestel, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Louise Doak, Hadrick, Iowa.


She was preceded by her husband, one sister and four grandchildren, thre greatgrandchildren.

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