|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 2012|
Delores J. Heintz-Keeling, 91 of Yakima passed away December 22, 2012 at Richland Rehabilitation Center. Delores was born Dec. 10, 1921 to Nelson and Elizabeth Huard in Prosser, Washington. Delores graduated from Prosser High School in 1940 as Salutatorian of her class. She lived her life up and down the Yakima Valley.
Delores married Joseph A. Heintz in 1940 and was blessed with 10 children. Together they raised a large beautiful family of 6 girls and 4 boys. Delores loved to garden and sew in her early years as a mother. She loved to have family around and enjoyed many family holidays. In her later years she spent many summers traveling across the United States and as a "Snowbird" to Yuma, Arizona each winter. Bingo, pinnacle, and reading often helped her pass the time.
Delores was preceded in death by her husband's, Joseph Heintz in 1986 and James Keeling in 2001, her parents, two brothers, a sister, two sons Robert and Bert Heintz and three stepchildren Christine, Brian and Steven Keeling.
She is survived by her eight children, JoAnn Albers of Newport Beach, Ca., Del (Dorothy) Heintz of Murrieta, Ca., Cathy (Ray) Turner of Yakima, Liz (Terry) Lucke of Kennewick, Gary Heintz of Puyallup, Christi Lingle of Bellevue, Debra Heintz of Gig Harbor, and Denise (Dave) Densley of Issaquah; step-daughter Joyce (Fred) Morse, a brother Archie Huard of Kennewick; 29 grandchildren, and 52 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Mass/reception will be held Saturday January 5th, 2013 at 11 a.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, Yakima. Interment will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Yakima.
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Record added: Dec 31, 2012
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