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Theresa Heinzel

Theresa Heinzel

1925 - 2023

Theresa Josephine Heinzel age 97 of Grand Lake passed away at home on Sunday, May 7, 2023.

She was born in Rogers City on July 30, 1925 to Frank and Jennie (Woida) Rygwelski.

Theresa is survived by five children, Gerald (Theresa) Heinzel of Rogers City, George (Sierra) Heinzel of Grand Lake, Gregory (Dawn) Heinzel of Rogers City, Louellen (Phillip) Jozwiak of Rogers City and Karen (Gordon) Altman of Gaylord; 12 grandchildren, Maria (Brady) Petersen, Jene’ St. Amour, Alexander (Morgan Hall) Jozwiak, Michele (Colin) Green, Lindsay (Charles) Cotton, Scott (Lauren) Heinzel, Christine Altman, Joseph Altman, Matthew Altman, Joshua (Amber) Suszek, Jeremy Karsten, and Lacey Karsten; 16 great grandchildren, Charlotte, Ava, Kyla, Aiden, Alivia, Elijah, Devin, Charles, Norah, Kade, Evan, Emmitt, Carson, Logan, Delaney and Gabriella.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles; her sisters, Esther Paul, Virginia Paul and Martina Bauer; and three brothers, Ernest Rygwelski, Eli Rygwelski and Lucian Rygwelski; and a grandson, Kyle Suszek.

On November 24, 1945 she married Charles Heinzel at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Theresa was a member of the St. Ignatius Rosary Society and the Rogers City Women’s Bowling Association where she was in the Hall of Fame. She loved to play Wild Rummy and watch the Detroit Tigers.

Friends may visit at St. Casimir Catholic Church on Thursday from 10 a.m. through time of her Mass at 11 a.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating. Rosary will be recited at 9:45 a.m. for those wishing to attend.

Inurnment will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be given to St. Ignatius Catholic School Endowment Fund or Hospice of Michigan in memory of Theresa Heinzel.

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Theresa Heinzel – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI