April 24, 1916-Aug. 14, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Alvina W. Heet, 95, of 1019 N. Walnut St., Plymouth, passed away at 11:25 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Alvina was born April 24, 1916, in Bartelso, Ill., to Henry and Caroline (Eiler) Schroeder. Oct. 26, 1936, Alvina became the bride of Henry Francis Heet. He preceded her in death March 29, 1979. Together they raised their family of 10 children. Alvina was a member of Saint Michael Catholic Church, where she enjoyed being a member of the Altar Rosary Society. She was a cook for Marshall County Parkview Hospital-Holy Cross Parkview Hospital, for 26 years. Alvina and Henry had lived in the Marshall County area since 1942.
Alvina is survived by her loving family; her sons, Robert Heet of South Bend, Joseph (Marcella) Heet of Donaldson, Thomas (Jayne) Heet of Plymouth, Michael (Theresa) Heet of Huntington, Lawrence (Alanna) Heet of Plymouth, and Anthony Heet of Plymouth; her daughters, Mary (Dennis) Manuwal of Plymouth and Theresa (Charley) Salach of Plymouth; her brothers, Frank Schroeder, Alvin Schroeder and Cleatus Schroeder all of Illinois; as well as her 32 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Alvina was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Francis Heet; her sons, Aloysius Heet and Francis Heet; two brothers; and four sisters.
Memorial contributions may be given to:
Saint Michael Catholic Church Altar Rosary Society
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2011, 4 to 7 P.M.
ROSARY WILL BE PRAYED AT 7 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN 46563
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011, 10:30 A.M.
SAINT MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH
612 N. CENTER ST.
THE REV. FATHER WILLIAM KUMMER, OFFICIATING
NEW OAK HILL CEMETERY, PLYMOUTH
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