On August 12, 1940, LeEnora married Charles V. Heina at St. Edward Catholic Church in Belleville, and to this union of over 71 years, two children were born, Steven and Louise.
LeEnora and Charles made their home in Cuba, and she worked as a nurse’s aide, and a homemaker.
She was actively involved in St. Isidore Catholic Church and the St. Isidore Altar Society and Council of Catholic Women. She was also a member of the Republic County Czech Club, and she was Kolache Queen for multiple years.
LeEnora passed away on November 9, 2020, at Republic County Hospital in Belleville, at the age of 99 years, 5 months, and 14 days.
LeEnora is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles in 2011, grandson Nicholas Kieffer in 2001, and her brother, Wesley Klaumann and his wife Clara.
She is survived by her son, Father Steven Heina of Clyde, and daughter Louise Kieffer and her husband Michael of Jacksonville, Arkansas. LeEnora is also survived by her granddaughter, Kimberly Kay and her husband Jesse, and their children, Caroline and Lydia, of Rogers, Arkansas.
Public viewing will be held on Sunday, November 15th, 2020, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home in Belleville. A private family Rosary and Vigil Service will conducted by Fr. Steve Heina.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Edward Catholic Church in Belleville on Monday, November 16, 2020.
A public committal service will be held at St. Isidore Catholic Cemetery in Cuba, Kansas, on Monday, November 16, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. Family and friends attending the cemetery services are asked to park in the church yard, and to remain in their cars or stand next to their cars. The services will be broadcast over a public address system.
In addition to the private funeral Mass and public cemetery services, there will be a public memorial Mass for LeEnora offered at St. John Church in Clyde on Monday, November 23rd, at 2 pm. Facial coverings and social distancing will be required.
The Heina family requests that those attending the public viewing and public committal services to wear masks at all times, and to practice social distancing at all times.
The funeral mass and committal services will be recorded, and made available on the Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home Facebook page following the services.
Family and friends unable to attend the services are encouraged to express their condolences on the Tribute Wall of LeEnora’s obituary page, www.tibbettsfischerfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the St. Isidore Catholic Church or the Cuba Booster Club, and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home of Belleville assisted the Heina family with these arrangements.
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