In Memory of

Jean Heinen

April 18, 1944 - January 30, 2018
From: Cherokee, IA
Dorothy Jean (Glover) Heinen, the daughter of Ralph and Marcella (Rupp) Glover, was born April 18, 1944, in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee and Quimby, where she graduated from Willow High School.
On November 24, 1972, she was united in marriage to Ed Heinen at St. John’s Catholic Church in Quimby, IA. Jean primarily worked at home helping to raise their two daughters, Kelly and Stacie. It is a job she thoroughly loved to do.
Jean was a faithful member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where she helped with funeral lunches and volunteered her time in various women’s circles. She always had a smile on her face and enjoyed visiting with anyone. She loved gardening especially raising African violets. Most of all, Jean cherished the time spent with her family and friends.
On January 30, 2018, Jean passed away surrounded by her family at the age of 73. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Marcella Glover; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Marie Heinen; brother, Raymond Glover; and two brothers-in-law, Charles Heinen and LeRoy Heinen.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Ed Heinen of Cherokee, IA; two daughters, Kelly Heinen and special friend, Scott Sargent of Fort Dodge, IA, and Stacie (Dan) Thomsen and their daughter, Mackenzie of Vinton, IA; sister, Mary Ann (Richard) Gagnon of Massachusetts; brothers, Chuck (Ingrid) of Germany, and Harold (Butch) Glover of Cherokee, IA; sisters-in-law, Marlene Heinen of Algona, IA, Patty Smith of Algona, IA, Joan (Dave) Ross of Waukee, IA, Mary (Pete) Wunders of Waukee, IA, and Cathy (Mike) Mosbach of Whittemore, IA; brothers-in-law, Richard (Karen) Heinen of Urbandale, IA, John (Ann) Heinen of Urbandale, IA, and Mike (Carla) Heinen of Aurula, CO; she is also survived by several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
Father Randy Schon
Dan Thomsen
Scott Sargent
Jan Tjeerdsma
John Heinen
Richard Heinen
Alan Rupp
Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. Monday, with the family present from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. There will be a 7:00 p.m. prayer service to follow at the funeral home.
Organist- Charlotte Groves

Vocalists- IC Funeral Choir
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa


Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 1:37 PM
“I was so sorry to see that Jean passed away! Thoughts, prayers and love to Ed, Butch and the rest of her family! She was a very sweet lady!!”
- Amber B
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 1:37 PM
“Sending my heartfelt sympathy to your family.
Jean (and Ed) were the friendliest neighbors when we lived next door, & whenever we run into them around town! So sorry for your loss!”
- Janene Braunschweig
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 1:37 PM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Jean's family. She was such a good neighbor for my parents (Doris and Chuck Berry). Her thoughtfulness and kindness towards them is remembered with fondness and thankfulness. ”
- Sandra and Allan Scharf
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 3:42 PM
“We are so sorry for your loss, and want to extend our heartfelt sympathies and are praying for you, that God will give you Comfort and Peace in your precious memories of her. Jean is such a dear, wonderful lady, and we know she is with you, watching over you. God Bless and Comfort you.”
- Dennis Gries
Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 10:06 AM
“Ed, Kelly & Stacey, I am heartbroken at the loss of Jean. I am so very sorry and you all are in my throughts and prayers. Much Love”
- Misty Gorff
Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 10:06 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss. May the 'God of all comfort' be with you during this difficult time. I have personally found comfort in the promise at 1 Corinthians 15:26 where it states that very soon 'death will be brought to nothing'. Then, we have the prospect of being reunited with our loved ones right here on Earth (John 5:28,29). I truly hope this brings you comfort and peace. With deepest sympathies, Gwen and family.”
- G Huckeba
Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 10:06 AM
“We were so shocked and saddened to hear about Jean's death. She was a sweet lady and will be missed by many. May God be with you at this time of sorrow!
- Lynette & Pat Hyndman
Friday, February 2, 2018 at 3:54 PM
“Kelly sorry for the lost of your mother Cindy”
- Cindy Ashenfelter
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:59 PM
- Anne Erickson
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:58 PM
“I was so very sorry to learn of Jean's passing. I have always enjoyed working with both Jean and Ed at school. I also enjoyed visiting with them and catching up on what was going on in their family, since I had Stacey in my class when she was a fourth grader. Jean always had a smile on her face and a positive attitude at all times. She will be missed by many for a long time. ”
- Karen Thomsen
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:58 PM
“Dear Ed and Family,
I am so very sorry to hear of Jeans death. Gosh. Cherry Street has lost a good one. So many memories through the years. Please accept my most sincere sympathies. May Jean rest in eternal peace and may her spirit always be with you.
Ann Loughlin”
- Ann Loughlin
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:58 PM
“Stacie and family - We are so sorry to hear of Jean's passing. She was an amazing and loving person. She always had open arms for us from day one. She will truly been missed by all. Lots of love and hugs sending your way. ”
- Joe, Chassidy and Willow
Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:58 PM
“Ed, girls, and family, so sorry to hear of Jean's passing. She was such a good person who gave so much of herself. She will be missed by so many.
Love to all of you.
Allan and Jeannie Rupp ”
- Jean Rupp
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