Stella M. Heintz

Nov. 19, 1910 - Nov. 17, 2008

Stella M. Heintz of Waukesha died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Waukesha Springs, at age 97. She was born Nov. 19, 1910, in the town of Pewaukee, the daughter of Walter and Francis (nee Barndt) Winkelman.

Stella was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Hartland, and later was married there Feb. 1, 1933, to Hugo Heintz. She was a longtime member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha. She was active during World War II helping with the war effort. Stella had been a cook at Ten Chimneys for Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne and later had her own restaurant in Lannon.

Stella will be sadly missed by her daughters, Lorraine Olson of Hartland, Virginia Partin of Waukesha and Janice Perkins of Pewaukee; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Harvey Winkelman of Ixonia, Mable Bierman of Dousman, Ruth Evert of Marshall, Helen (Gordon) Manke of Watertown, Evelyn Staus of North Lake and Marion Abrath of Pewaukee. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hugo; son, David Heintz; daughter, Joan Estel; brothers, Reinhold and Robert Winkelman; sister, Gladys Schwister; sons-in-law, Ray Connell and Richard Perkins; and a sister-in-law, Elsie Winkelman.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church or to a charity of the donorís choice.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.