Loretta M. Heidmann

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Loretta M. Heidmann of Cedarburg at noon today, Jan. 6, at St. Francis Borgia North Catholic Church in Cedarburg. Loretta passed away on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at Kathy Hospice in West Bend, at the age of 86. Visitation will be held at the church today, from 11 a.m. until the time of Mass. Interment will take place at St. Francis Borgia Cemetery immediately following the Mass. The Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Loretta was born on March 4, 1922, the daughter of the late Frank and Emma (nŽe Nuey) Weis. On June 14, 1947, Loretta was united in marriage to Rudolph Heidmann in Allenton. Loretta enjoyed volunteering wherever she saw a need. She received the Lasata Care Center’s "Volunteer of the Year" award in 2006 for contributing more than 3,000 hours in the beauty shop. Loretta also enjoyed walking and was a member of the Cedarburg Striders.

Loretta is survived by her son, Terry (Inge) Heidmann; grandchildren, Burnie (Jennifer) Rossum and Ben (Laura) Rossum; great-grandchildren, Jack, Bella and Mackenzie Rossum; brother, Richard (Adeline) Weis; sister, Odelia Peters; and sister-in-law, Dolores Weis. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Heidmann; her daughter, Christine Rossum; her brother, Sylvester Weis; sister, Irene Beck; and brother-in-law, Alois Peters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church or Kathy Hospice are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com.