Juanita Heinz

Obituary of Juanita Elaine Heinz

Juanita Elaine Heinz, age 105, of Fort Atkinson, WI passed away on June 16, 2020 at Fairhaven in Whitewater, WI.


Juanita was born in Fort Atkinson, WI on June 9, 1915 the daughter of Frank M. and Nettie (Tamblingson) Telfer.  She graduated from Whitewater State Teachers College and she taught at Joeville and Flanigan which were local country schools located west of Fort Atkinson.  

On June 9, 1937, Juanita married Earl S. Heinz in Belvidere, Illinois. Earl preceded Juanita in death on December 20, 2001

Juanita worked as a sales clerk for the J.C.Penney Company in Fort Atkinson for many years prior to her retirement.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and their Women's group, Secretary for the Daughters of the America Revolution and she volunteered at the Hoard Historical Museum Dairy Shrine.  Juanita loved taking care of others and she enjoyed making her own cards, scrapbooking and sewing.

Surviving are her children: Joann (Paul) Jensen, DePere, WI, Lee (Lynne) Heinz, Fort Atkinson, WI and Karol Folmer, Cambridge, WI, 8 grandchildren and 19 Great-grandchildren,, 5 Great-Great Grandchildren.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, July 19, 2020 from 11:30AM until 1:00PM at Busy Barns, W7675 US Hwy 12, Fort Atkinson, WI, with a funeral service to begin at 1:00PM.  A luncheon will follow the funeral services.

The Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson, WI is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be given to the family at www.nitardyfuneralhome.com

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