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Aileen Ann Heintzelman

Aileen Ann Heintzelman
March 21, 1926 -  January 6, 2021

Aileen Ann Heintzelman age 94, of Fremont
Died Wednesday January 6, 2021 at Dunklau Gardens

Aileen Ann Ramsey daughter of the late Orville S. and Rose M. ‘Braucher’ Ramsey, was born March 21, 1926 at the Ramsey farm at Lyons, Nebraska. She attended the Lyons Public School where she graduated with the Class of 1944. after graduation she attended the Commercial Extension Business School in Omaha, Nebraska, after which she was employed at the First National Bank in Lyons and later employed in Fremont as a bookkeeper. Aileen was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church; first in Lyons, then Valley and finally in Fremont. She was also a Deacon and Stephens Minister, Moderator of the Presbyterian Women and an active member of Circle One, Presbyterian Searchers Sunday School Class and Chancel Choir while in Fremont.

Aileen joined the Esther Chapter #208 Order of the Eastern Star in Lyons in 1945. She later was a member of the Arbor Vitae Chapter #92 in Fremont. She was also a member of P.E.O. joining Chapter CX in Lyons in 1971 and then Chapter HK in Fremont. For several years she worked for Home Instead Senior Care where she made many new friends and found enjoyment caring for others. She was honored in 2009 as Care Giver of the year.

Aileen and Peter Heintzelman were united in marriage on March 12, 1970 in Lyons. The joy of her life was her family.

Husband – Peter of Fremont
Daughter – Linda Koehler of West Point
Son – Gary (Peggy) Christoffersen of Kennard
Step-sons – Michael Heintzelman of Lincoln
Joseph Heintzelman of Los Angeles, CA.
Grandchildren – Carmen (David) Gwartney of San Jose, CA.
Craig (Caren) Koehler of Arvada, CO.
Curtis (Stacy) Koehler of Wahoo
Joy (Jamie) Greve of Waverly
JoDee (Tim) Flock of Bancroft
Rena Christoffersen of Mondamin, IA.
Jesse Christoffersen of Valley
Aaron Christoffersen of Waterloo
Great grandchildren – Weston & Corrinne Rose Gwartney
Brent, Blake & Brandon Greve
Jalen & Hannah Flock
Adrianne Koehler
Rylee & Reid Koehler
4 great great grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Garland (and wife Evelyn) Ramsey, son Jeffrey Christoffersen and son-in-law Brian Koehler.

A private family service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 (service will be livestreamed at 10:30 at Memorials may be directed to the family. Burial will be held at a later date in the Lyons Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-7pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Masks are required at all events.

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