|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1879, Germany|
|Death: ||Apr. 10, 1975|
Funeral services were held in Bedford for Mrs Mryanne Heimann, a resident of Bedford since 1949 and recently of Logan. Mr and Mrs Heimann lived with their daughter and husband, Gretel and Norville Fluckiger after coming from Germany. Mr Heimann died several years ago.
Family members who came for the funeral from out of the valley included Larry and Rene Marks and son from Oregon; Mr and Mrs Frank Fluckiger, Tremonton, Utah; Karen Fluckiger, Verna and Scott Rhine, Gary and Evelyn Jenkins of Salt Lake City; Ada Gomm, Leonore Kunz, Elise Lindsay and Mr and Mrs Herman Fluckiger, Logan.
Burial was in the Bedford Cemetery.
Merryanne Auguste Maassen Heimann, 95, mother of Mrs Norville (Gretel) Fluckiger formerly of Bedford died April 10, 1975 at the Fluckiger home in Logan.
Funeral services were held Monday April 14 at 12 noon in the Bedford Ward Chapel, with Counselor Stanford A. Fluckiger conducting. Burial was in the Bedford Cemetery.
She was born Oct 19, 1879 in Barsfleth, Dithmarschen, Germany to Hans Hinrich Maassen and Margarethe Hermine Jacobs. She was the second of eight children. Her father owned a flour mill a small farm and a small country store where homemade wheat and rye bread were sold, along with other groceries and essentials.
Childhood memories included visits with her widowed grandmother and her aunt. There was also swimming in the North Sea.
The art of homemaking was learned in the household of Professor Seelig, instructor at the University of Kiel. After six months of courtship, she married Wihelm Heimann in 1903. This union was blessed with three children, two daughters and one son. Annemarie the oldest was ill most of her life and finally died at the age of 26, Werner died after having lived 12 short hours, and the youngest child Margarethe lived to carry on the family tree.
Margarethe left for the United States in the fall of 1938. Merryanne and Wilhelm survived the terrible war years in Germany. They came to wyoming in 1949 after losing all their belongings in the war.
Merryanne always took a keen interest in most affairs. She subscribed to a German weekly,as well as the German edition of the Readers digest.
She enjoyed comparatively good health during most of her life. However during the last few years her sick spells became more frequent.
She was a good hosekeeper every item in its proper place. She could find almost any item wanted in the dark and could tell exactly where it could be found.
She was also a very good manager. During the depsion in Germany it was hard for most people to make ends meet, but Meryanne always provided for the necessities.
Her life has been a life of service. She had a special gift of service. She had a special gift to relate stories and happenings of her youth. Her mind was sharp. She could remember details with clever exactness and recite lengthy poems learned by heart in school.
She took an active interest in the life of her loved ones and friends remembering their birthdays, wedding anniversaries and other special occasions.
Since her conversion and baptism on April 13, 1924 she has been an active member of the LDS Church and has held officers in practically all organizations except the Primary.
She is survived by one daughter Mrs Norvelle L Margarethe H. Fluckiger, Logan Utah, nine grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Heimann, Merryanne Auguste Maassen (10 Apr 1975)Star Valley Independent
Parents Hans Hinrich Maassen & Ida Herminne Margarethe Jacobs
Spouse Wilhelm Heimann
Wilhelm Heimann (1879 - 1955)
Margarethe Heiman Fluckiger (1914 - 2005)*
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Sep 03, 2008
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