|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1918|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 1995|
Mary was born in the small town of Pipestone, MN, the only child of William and Lena (Rau) Rothenbach Heffron. When she was about two years old, her father moved the family to Los Angeles, CA. The family included two half-brothers, Robert and Edward, and her half-sister, Anita.
In 1936 she married her first husband, Bernard Lester "Les" Hines. He was in the US Navy, born Feb. 25, 1916 in Ohio. One child was born to them, and in November of 1939, Mary was granted a divorce from Les. He retired from the navy and on Sept. 6, 1973 he died of injuries sustained in an auto accident in San Diego, CA. Mary's second husband was, Eugene "Gene" John King who also served in the US Navy, and one child was born in that marriage.
After Gene's death in 1980, Mary moved to El Cajon, CA, and then moved to Salem, OR where she died. She was survived by her two children, 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
William Franklin Heffron (1879 - 1941)
Magdalena Rau Rothenbach Heffron (1883 - 1957)
Eugene John King (1914 - 1980)
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: Ashes scattered over the Pacific Ocean
Created by: Anita Batz
Record added: Jul 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94443918
Mom--I remember the day I came home from school and found two dozen long-stemmed red roses in the bathtub. You had been crowned "Camping Queen" on the radio show, Queen For A Day. You wanted to have our lawn mowed so my Girl Scout troop could have a camp-...(Read more)|
Added: Aug. 9, 2012