Ellen J. Heitz
Ellen J. Heitz, 89, of Springfield, died at 8:15 a.m., Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Villa East Healthcare in Sherman. She was born December 10, 1921 in Jacksonville, to Carl Leo and Nellie Teresa Weitzel. She married Robert W. Heitz on November 4, 1944 and he survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert C. (Kathy) Heitz of Loami and Kenneth R. (Angela) Heitz of Bradley; nine grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her parents; two brothers, Don and Carl Weitzel and two great grandchildren preceded her in death.
Ellen was a member of St. Cabrini Church and a resident of Springfield most of her life. She was a homemaker.
Visitation: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Monday, August 1, 2011 at St. Cabrini Church.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 1, 2011 at St. Cabrini Church with Monsignor John Ossola officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Cabrini Church.