Marie Heid, age 98, of Storm Lake, Iowa died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake.
Marie E. Determan was born on September 27, 1913, on a farm in Eden Township, Sac County, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Hazelhoff) Determan. As an infant, she was baptized at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Early, Iowa, later confirmed on October 21, 1922. Her education began at St. Lawrence Catholic School in Carroll for her 1st grade year, then attended a Catholic school in Austin, Minnesota for her 2nd grade year, with the years to follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Schools in Early. Marie attended Sacred Heart until four months into her 9th grade year, when she left school to help at home after her mother had surgery. During her time in elementary school, she was the proud recipient of the Palmer Degree for penmanship in 3rd grade.
On September 27, 1934, Marie was united in marriage to Andrew A. Heid at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Early. This union was blessed with three children: Francis, Mary and Andrea.
Over the years, Marie was an active and faithful member of the Catholic faith, currently a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Her faith was evident in her life. Marie enjoyed flowers, embroidery, quilting and visiting with friends. More than anything, Marie loved her family and cherished the time she spent with them.
Those left to cherish Marie's memory include her children: Francis (Sandra) Heid of Cherokee, Iowa; Mary (Lee) Demers of Storm Lake, Iowa; Andrea Dahlberg of Krotz Springs, Louisiana; grandchildren: Francis (Jocelyn) Heid, Jr. of Duluth, Minnesota; Stephan (Sandy) Heid of Fort Dodge, Iowa; Jerri Jean Heid and friend, Glenn Sandler, of Ames, Iowa; David (Georgia) Demers of Storm Lake; Donald (Edith) Demers of Beaverton, Oregon; Douglas (Terri) Demers of Blair, Nebraska; Dean (Connie) Demers of Grimes, Iowa; Jeffrey (Cody Ann) Demers of Storm Lake; Jay (Claudette) Dahlberg of Waxhaw, North Carolina; Melissa Redding of Laurens, Iowa; Andrew Dahlberg of Port Barre, Louisiana; 19 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Delores Determan of Carroll, Iowa; extended family and friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Andrew; two brothers, Leo Determan and Joseph Determan; a sister and brother-in-law, Helen (Ted) Holub; and a great grandson, Paul David Demers.