Mary Lois (Dodie) Heilman Obituary
Mary Lois (Dodie) Heilman, age 87, of Le Center, died on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Le Center Funeral Home in Le Center and one hour prior at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Le Center on Thursday. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Le Center. Burial will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, located southwest of Le Center.
Dodie was born on July 20, 1928 to Silas and Lena (Kiewtsch) Sieveke. Dodie was united in marriage to Louis Heilman on June 6, 1949 in Le Center. They made their home on a farm northeast of Le Center. Dodie greatly enjoyed teaching country school near Le Sueur for many years. Through the years she also worked at Green Giant, the Le Sueur County Treasurers Office and Casey's General Store. She also enjoyed teaching religious instruction, Sunday school and participating in the church choir. She was a member of the ALCW, VFW Post 1803 and American Legion Club 108.
Dodie is survived by her children, Robert (Sheryl) Heilman, Connie (Gary) Johnson, Dave (Tina) Heilman and Julie (Ron) Factor; along with her pride and joy, her 12 grandchildren and their spouses and 22 great-grandchildren.
Dodie was preceded in death by a grandchild, Corey Max Johnson; her husband, Louis Heilman; brother, Robert Sieveke and her parents.
Arrangements are with the Le Center Funeral Home in Montgomery. 507-357-6116. www.schoenbauerfuneralhome.