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Florence "Flossie" Heinz

May 27, 1926 August 19, 2019
Florence "Flossie" Heinz
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Obituary for Florence "Flossie" Heinz

Kickapoo-Florence M. “Flossie” Heinz, 93, of Kickapoo, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019, at Heartis Village of Peoria.

Flossie was born on May 27, 1926 in Peoria County, the eighth child of Joseph L. and Lucy (Loescher) Stenger.

She married Oscar Heinz on Aug. 27, 1946, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kickapoo. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2016 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one infant daughter; two grandsons, Michael Roedell and Brian Lewis; and one granddaughter, Marcie Pillman.

Flossie is survived by two daughters, Cheryl (Larry) Pillman of Arizona and JoAnn (Mike) Roedell of Germantown Hills; two sons, Tony (Laurel) Heinz of Peoria and Tom (Andrea) Heinz of Kickapoo; and "stepson," Frank (Dorothy) Stenger of Kickapoo. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Flossie attended St. Mary’s Grade School in Kickapoo and Academy of Our Lady High School in Peoria. She worked as a secretary Douc Association until she married. She then became a homemaker and raised her four children. After her children were in school, she returned to the workforce. She was a secretary for Nelson Engineering from 1956-1976 and the court secretary for the Catholic Tribunal, retiring in 1988. She was a member of Altar and Rosary Society and St. Mary’s Quilters of Kickapoo.

A Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 23, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kickapoo. Visitation will be from 9:30 -11:00 AM prior to the Mass at the church. Father Joseph Dondanville will officiate. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kickapoo.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church of Kickapoo or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

23

Aug

9:30 AM 8/23/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo
9910 W Knox St. Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

23

Aug

11:00 AM 8/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo
9910 W Knox St. Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Patrick Cemetery-Kickapoo Final Resting Place

1
Kickapoo, IL 61528

1 Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Mary Catholic Church - Kickapoo

9910 W Knox St.
Kickapoo, IL 61528

St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

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