Sally A. Heinl, 88, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday at her residence. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 23, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Samuel and Pauline (Nee: Chanley) Singer.
On November 6, 1948 she was united in marriage to Robert G. Heinl who preceded her in death in 1990. Sally was employed by St. Mary’s Medical Center for twenty-five years as a medical transcriptionist. She was a longtime member of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church and Christian Mothers. Her pastimes included crocheting, embroidery, sewing, playing the organ, watercolor painting, and charcoal sketching. Above all she will be fondly remembered as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She will be dearly missed by her daughters, Teresa (Curt) Bahr of Racine, Patricia Heinl of Grand Marsh, Kathryn (John) Blake of Dousman; her five grandchildren, Matthew (Jori) Chambers, Sarah (Dave) Baumgartner, Kristen Chambers, Amy Bahr (Kevin Stauss), Kyle Bahr, Justin Blake (Sara Albee), Cortnie Blake (Faustina Gamez); her great-grandchildren, Emilia, Elliot, Ian, Kade and Kasen; other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was also preceded in death by her brother, Paul.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, with Reverend Steve Varghese officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Memorials to St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church or to the Wisconsin Humane Society Racine Campus have been suggested.