- Local Guide
Margaret Heistan, 82, of Venice, Fla., formerly of St. Marys, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Fla.
A mass will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Englewood, Fla.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Alan Moore Funeral Home.
Margaret was born on May 11, 1930, in Celina, to Matt and Levon Sunderhaus and married Jack Heistan on Feb. 18, 1949.
Jack Heistan passed away on Aug. 6, 2007.
She is also preceded in death by her two sons, Jerry Heistan and Joseph Heistan. Survivors include two sisters, Jean Losher, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and Hannah Heckler (Maurice) of Celina.
She also leaves behind her children, John (Sharon) Heistan of Coldwater, Mich.; Kathy (Don) Kilbourne of Indianapolis, Ind.; Jeff (Sonja) Heistan of Lima, Karen (Sam) Heistan of Venice, Fla.; Jim (Suzy) Heistan of St. Marys; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice House, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL. 34238.