Rosena JoAnn Heimerman, 86, passed away on April 2, 2019
Rosena JoAnn (Simon) Heimerman, 86, died April 2, 2019 at home.
She is the daughter of Robert and Ida (Seiler) Simon. She married Sylvester Anton Heimerman at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta, on Sept. 29, 1951. JoAnn was a homemaker and was employed in Wichita as a maid in College Hill, St. Francis Hospital, Johnson Sign Co., Western Controls, Cudahy and St. Joseph Church Rectory. As a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church for over 60 years she volunteered as a room mother, Girl Scout leader, Alter Society president, Parish Dinner, and Centennial Book. Her passion was nurturing her family especially the grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by husband, Sylvester; son, Charles; stillborn son; great grandsons, Roque Jr., Joseph and Roccy Mata; siblings, Cletus, Ethel, Leroy, Thelma, Eugene and Doris.
Survivors include: children, Shirley (Michael) Riggle, Anton (Kathryn) Heimerman and Catherine (Robert) Conn, all of Wichita, Susan (Allen) Hemberger of Argonia; siblings, Dennis, Elmer, Kenneth, Earl, Betty, Mary; 23 grandchildren; 44 great grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter.
Visitation 4 to 8 p.m., with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. Recitation of the Rosary at 9:30 a.m., with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., all on Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or St. Joseph Parish.