Heying, Jeanne

Jeanne Mitchell Heying - age 95, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. She was born October 4, 1924 in Minneapolis, MN to Aloysius and Adeline Loegering. She attended secretarial vocational school and graduated in 1943. Jeanne married Roy Mitchell on October 12, 1950. She met him in his hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada where they were both dance instructors for Arthur Murray Studios. They lived in Minneapolis, MN and had three children, Tom, Monica, and Colleen and in 1958 they moved to California where they lived for seven years. After a short two years in Fort Wayne, IN, they moved to Fenton in 1967 where she lived the rest of her life in the same home. Jeanne was a very loving and generous mother, grandmother and friend. She was a devout Catholic and loved the Lord Jesus. She attended St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church for over 50 years. She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, a Eucharistic minister, a lector, was active in Cursillo, her Friday morning Bible study and Applefest. Jeanne retired from Hudson’s in 1997 after 25 years of service. She spent her later years traveling to California and Arizona every winter, where she reconnected with a beau from the 1940’s, Paul Heying and they married in 2004 at the age of 80. Surviving are children, Tom (Samara) Mitchell, Monica (Don) Callen, Colleen (Todd) Tucker; grandchildren, Joseph (Amanda) Tucker, Robert (Amber) Brundle, Melissa (David) Cleaver, Megan (Christopher) Leoni, Matthew Tucker, Malia Mitchell, KIana Mitchell, Dessie Callen, Virgina Callen, and Cathy Callen; nine great-grandchildren, Gianna, Carson, Sadie, Ryder, Raleigh, Sam, Dodge, Henry, and Elana; and sister, Betty Lou Noble. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy Mitchell; second husband, Paul Heying; and eight siblings. A memorial service will be held at a later date.


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