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Lois F Heintz

October 28, 1922 — June 9, 2023


Lois F. Heintz 100, died, Friday June 9, 2023 at Newton Presbyterian Manor. She was born October 28, 1922 in Mitchell South Dakota to Gustav and Gladys (Lowrie) Backlund. On March 4, 1943 she married Dean D Heintz at Mitchell, South Dakota and he preceded her in death on February 23, 2016.

Lois was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Newton and was a retired cosmetologist with her own shop near Towanda she ran for many years. When she wasn't working or caring for her husband and family she enjoyed being in her yard and tending flowers and gardening.  She also kept active taking various classes through the years such as jewelry making and tole painting.  In her later years she made her home at Newton Presbyterian Manor where she made new friends and continued to keep active with crafts and attending the church services.

Lois is survived by three daughters Joan Petersen; Jean Cherrington and Lynn Burgess; one brother Charles Backlund; 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, infant son Vaughn and Sister Delores Osborne.

Graveside committal service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday June 15, 2023 at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton with Pastor Charles Claycomb presiding.  Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Petersen Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or Salem United Methodist Church and Left with Petersen Funeral Home.

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Petersen Family Funeral Home

215 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114

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Graveside Service

Thursday, June 15, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Graveside Greenwood Cemetery Newton Kansas

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