Elnora Heilman, 90, of Marshall, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall with prayer service following at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to St. Peter School or The Foster Grandparent Program. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Feb. 13, 1921, in Pilot Grove, she was the daughter of the late Otto Gramlich and Helen Twenter Gramlich. On April 24, 1940, she married Edward F. Heilman Sr. who preceded her death on July 4, 1973. She had lived in Saline County since 1940 and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and its Altar & Rosary Society. She had worked at Banquet Foods for 15 years and was a member of the Foster Grandparent Program for 17 years retiring in 2003.
Survivors include her children, Helen Davidson and her husband, Herman, of Mexico, Betty Ann Narron and her husband, B.J., of Marshall, Donnie Heilman and his wife, Brenda, of Slater, and Mark Heilman and his companion, Karen Riddle, of Slater; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Heilman, of New Franklin; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two sisters, Martha Atkinson, of Gilliam, and Julia Melkersman, of Boonville; one brother, Charles Gramlich and his wife, Elaine, of Boonville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sons, Paul Heilman, Edward F. (Eddie) Heilman Jr. and Richard Heilman; one great-grandson, Cole Martin; one brother, Harold Gramlich; and one sister, Bernice Grissum.
Additional information provided per family recompense.