|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1897|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 1993|
San Bernardino County
Dorothy Haynes Sage Heffelman, died Tuesday March 9 in Redlands. A native of Winchester, Ind., she was a resident of Plymouth Village retirement community in Redlands since 1983.
She attended Indiana University and graduated from Ohio State University, where she was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. After college she went West and had summer jobs in Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks.
She was a pioneer teacher of Spanish and Latin in Deming, N.M. where she met her first husband, Charles G. Sage, who was a national guardsman and a newspaper publisher in southern New Mexico. When her husband was called to active duty before World War II, she assumed management of the Deming Headlight, the Silver City Enterprise, Lordsburg Liberal, Hatch Reporter and, later, the Deming Graphic. She also served on the Board of Regents of New Mexico Western University in Silver City.
In 1946 she and her husband moved to Santa Fe, N.M., where she was active in the Santa Fe Opera Guild and other civic organizations, and was president of Chapter AF of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and regent of Stephen Watts Kearney Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.
After her first husband died in 1967, she married Malcolm C. "Hank" Heffelman, who was vice president of Public Service Company of New Mexico, in 1970. She and her second husband traveled extensively, coming frequently to California. They moved to Plymouth Village in Redlands in 1983.
In Redlands, she was a member of the Redlands First Congregational Church, Chapter PK of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and Arrowhead Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Survivors include two daughters, Charline Kuntz of Redlands and Louise King of Albuquerque, N.M.: two stepsons, Malcolm Heffelman of Marblehead, Mass., and Dr, Craig Heffelman of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Cortner-Pierce Bros. Chapel. Graveside service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, N.M.
Obit Redlands Daily Facts 3-11-1993
Dorothy was the daughter of Asa Othello & Augusta (Lamb) Haynes.
She was the Proud Descendant of Revolutionary War Patriot Asa Haynes (1739-1805)
Malcolm Clay Heffelman (1898 - 1992)
Charles Gurdon Sage (1895 - 1967)*
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Section S 0 Site 208
Maintained by: Arrowhead Valley Chapter...
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jan 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17582472
In loving memory of our former member.|
Arrowhead Valley Chapter DAR
Added: Apr. 11, 2013
Honoring you today on this anniversary; may you find Heavenly peace in the arms of Jesus.|
Added: Mar. 9, 2010