Nancy L. Heinzmann Van Lue
July 26, 1946-Feb. 22, 2013
ROCHESTER — Nancy L. Heinzmann Van Lue, 66, of Rochester, passed away at 9:59 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at her residence.
She was born July 26, 1946 in Rochester, the daughter of James Wesley and Mary Ellen (Paxton) Lyons. On Aug. 30, 1964 in Rochester, she married Bondi Lynn Heinzmann. He preceded her in death March 25, 1985. She then married Robert Van Lue on Nov. 29, 1985 in Rochester. He preceded her in death April 6, 2010.
Nancy had worked for the former P.N. Hirsch Store and Dollar General Store in Rochester for more than 40 years. She currently was working as a retail clerk at Pak-A-Sak. She had been a member of the Antioch Baptist Church, Past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star and the Eagles Lodge.
In her spare time, Nancy was a devoted mother, grandma and great-grandma. She loved to baby sit her grandchildren, always happy to play tea, make doll clothes or just go out for a drive. Nancy was an avid Elvis Presley fan and generous person who supported numerous charitable organizations, including St. Jude Children’s Hospital and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Survivors include her daughters, Michelle Heinzmann Hunsberger, Argos, Carmen Heinzmann Wilson, Akron, Amy and husband Todd Behny, Akron, Rebecca Heinzmann, Rochester, Alyson Heinzmann and companion Justin Bradley, Rochester, grandchildren, Kyle Hunsberger, Lacey Hunsberger, Emily Hunsberger Vermillion and husband Keefe, Aaron Ault, Jacob and wife Shalena Rude, Gracie Wilson, Libby Wilson, Brandon Behny, Bryce Behny, Braxton Behny, LaShawna Burnett, Kaylie Heinzmann, Chayton Wolf, Brianna Norman, Bailey Bradley, Aubrielle Bradley, Rowan Heinzmann, Ashlyn Bradley, great-grandchildren, Mylie Rude, Jameson Rude, Caedra Behny, Zhayden Behny, Karter Behny, Peyton Vermillion, Kemper Holzwart, Johnathan Hanish, sister, Vera Lynne Utter and companion Devon Utter, Rochester, brother, Michael James and wife Lois Lyons, Rochester and her canine companion, Buster. She was preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter, Brooklyn Faith Heinzmann Ault.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with the Rev. Jerry Pittman officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s Favorite Charity.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com