Obituary: Dee Ann Hein

Dee Ann Hein, 59, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. at her residence.

She was born Nov. 9, 1956, in Wichita to Robert “Bob” and Twila (Jennings) Hermreck.

Dee Ann was a 1974 graduate of Andale High School and attended business technical college. On June 14, 1975, she married Rich Hein at St. Marks Parish in Colwich, and he survives of the home.Hein-Picture

She was a member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish in Newton. Dee Ann worked as an executive assistant for Waddell and Reed in Newton. She had a passion for serving the Lord making Rosaries and shipping them all over the world, especially to Third-World countries. She also loved bees and enjoyed processing honey and relaxed doing cross stitch. Dee Ann worked with her husband doing Catholic Marriage Encounter for nearly eight years. Faith, family and friends could be Dee Ann’s motto. She greatly enjoyed serving the Lord and was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend to many and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her parents, Bob and Twila Hermreck of Wichita; husband Rick Hein of Peabody; daughter Jeni Hein of Peabody; son Joshua Hein of Newton; three brothers: Rick, Loren and Carl Hermreck, all of Wichita; one sister, Donna Graham of Wichita; and five grandchildren. She also is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newton with the Rev. Nicholas Voelker, celebrant. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the Rosary. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Newton.

Memorials are suggested to Our Lady of Guadalupe Building Fund.

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