Theresa L. Heyer
July 20, 1960 — Oct. 11, 2016
Theresa L. Heyer of Waukesha died on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Seasons Hospice with her family by her side following a brief illness at age 56. She was born in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on July 20, 1960, the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Eddy) Dornfeld.
She was a 1978 graduate of East Troy High School. On May 5, 1984, she married Charles “Chip” Heyer in Waukesha. Theresa worked for Quad Medical and more recently at Wheaton Franciscan Elmbrook as a patient services coordinator. She will be remembered forever as a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.
She will be deeply missed by her husband of 32 years, Chip of Waukesha, and their children, Jessica (Jacob) Bolton of Waukesha, Jennifer (DJ Garrett II) Heyer of Ocoee, Fla., Staff Sgt. in the USMC Charles Heyer of New Bern, N.C., and Erika Heyer of Louisville, Ky., her two grandchildren, Lilly and Brielle, and her mother Betty Dornfeld of Waukesha. She is further survived by her brother Todd (Paula) Dornfeld of Elkhorn, along with nieces, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert, on June 4, 2016.
A celebration of Theresa’s life will be held on Saturday, October 15, from noon until 4:00 p.m. at Golden Gate Restaurant, 1427 E. Racine Ave., Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Neurological Foundation for Research at the Medical College of Wisconsin, c/o Department of Neurology, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com to leave the family an online tribute message.