Heilig, Jeanne M.
Heilig, Jeanne Marie age 92, of Edina. Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014. Jeanne was born 3/22/1921 in Mpls to John Emmet Mulligan (J.E.) and Agnes Ruth (Lamberton) Mulligan. She graduated from Washburn High School and Carleton College in Northfield, where her parents also met. She married William Richard Heilig, MD, a graduate of Washburn High School and the University of MN Medical School who returned from the 82nd Airborne after WWII and became a well respected Pediatric Neurologist in St. Paul. He passed away in 1969. They had four children, Richard John Heilig, Julie Marie Febres, Charles William Heilig, MD, Ph.D. (Kathleen) and Mara Jeanne Petersen (Scott); grandchildren, York II, William & Gina, Emilie, Robert, Elizabeth, Elysia, Elaina, Elianna, Eugene & Wesley; great-grandchildren, Laygi, Baidan, Leo, Elora, Amelia and Michelle. Jeanne was a life member of the Eastern Star, a 70+ year member and excellent player in three bridge clubs, and 20 year employee of Hennepin County Library, retiring reluctantly at 84 years of age. She lived in Edina since 1958 and was actively engaged in the lives of her children. She also enjoyed the company of numerous dogs and cats over the years. Our most heartfelt thanks to her many fine doctors, the staff at HCMC and the wonderful staff of the St. Therese Home of New Hope who made all of us a part of their family. We hope all of Jeannes friends will join us to reminisce at a Memorial Service 1:00 PM Saturday, March 8 at Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel, West 50th St. & Vernon Ave at Hwy 100. Private interment Lakewood Cemetery. Memorials preferred to a charity of the donors choice. Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996
Published on March 5, 2014