Lucille G. (Lucy) Heiser

Lucille G. (Lucy) Heiser
Oct. 19, 1914 - April 30, 2014
CULVER — Lucille Heiser, 99, passed away at 3:05 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Culver.
Lucille was born to Edwin and Grace (Boots) Poland on Oct. 19, 1914 near Culver. She graduated from Culver High School in 1932.
Lucille married her husband, Joseph Heiser of 69 years on Jan. 30, 1938. They had two daughters, Sharon and Linda. Sharon married Ben Mevis of Plymouth and they had four children; David (Katrina) Mevis of Elkhart, Bonnie Mevis of Culver, Tracy (Tina) Mevis of Warsaw, and Kent (Chandra) Mevis of Bloomington. Linda married Jerry Cooper of Indianapolis and had three children; Brandon Cooper of Indianapolis, Marvin (Kennedy) Cooper of Hawaii, and Jenny Cooper of Minnesota. Lucille had 13 great-grandchildren. Lucille has one surviving sister, Pauline Berrigan of Frederick, Md. She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Heiser; two sisters and their husbands, Mildred and Eldon Ault, Loa and Jacob Siple; brother-in-law, Edmund Berrigan; son-in-law, Ben Mevis; a granddaughter Janet Mevis and great-grandson Jonas Mevis.
Lucille and her husband Joe owned and operated Burr Oak Hardware near Culver for 16 years, selling in December 1972. She was a member of Union Church of the Brethren (Plymouth) for 68 years. Lucille had a strong love and faith in God. She had a kind spirit to all. Her retirement hobby was making quilts. She taught Joe to cut quilt blocks and she sewed them. Lucille was also a great cook. She could whip up something quick when company stopped by. She was a hard worker in all she did.
Visitation will be on Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 2 until 7 p.m. as well as on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Odom Funeral Home, Culver. The funeral service will follow Monday’s visitation. Interment will be in Culver Masonic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be given to Union Church of the Brethren or Culver Union Township EMS.
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The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is assisting the family with arrangements.