HEITMAN, Louise Y. (Young) - b. July 19, 1917 - d. December 17, 2010

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Louise Y. (Young) Heitman, 93, of Emporia, Kansas, died Friday, December 17, 2010 at the Emporia Presbyterian Manor.  She was born at Clearwater, Kansas on July 19, 1917, the daughter of Seymore and Gladys (Wolf) Young. 

Mrs. Heitman was a graduate of North High School in Wichita, Kansas and had attended Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia.  She married Walter R. Heitman at Clearwater on November 5, 1939.   She was a member of the First Christian Church of Emporia, Kansas, the Order of the Eastern Star in Oxford, Kansas, and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.  She worked for the Agriculture, Stabilization, and Conservation Services (ASCS) office in Howard, Elk County, Kansas.  She had been an Emporia resident since 1992.

Surviving family members include her daughter, Barbara Gimple of Emporia, Kansas; her son-in-law, Rod Harrington of Bethel, Maine; her brother, Jack Young of Flower Mound, Texas; grandchildren, Amy Aranda of Emporia, Kansas, Janell Browning of Topeka, Kansas, Rodney Harrington of Downers Grove, Illinois, and Ellen Harrington of Indianapolis, Indiana; great-grandchildren, Lane, Wyatt, and Reid Browning, and Eve, Brian, and Rachel Aranda.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter, on April 9, 1997; and her daughter, Jonalou Harrington.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at the First Christian Church, 202 E. 12th Avenue,  Emporia, Kansas conducted by Pastor Bob Colerick.  The graveside service will be Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at the Clearwater Cemetery, Clearwater, Kansas.

The family will greet friends at the church one hour prior to the service.  The memorial is with the church, and contributions may be sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, 605 State Street,  Emporia, Kansas 66801.

(taken from the Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home website)

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