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Vivian Ione Heig

October 16, 1921 September 1, 2017
Vivian Ione Heig
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Obituary for Vivian Ione Heig

Worthington, MN

Vivian Ione Heig, age 95, was born on October 16, 1921, in Ransom Township, Nobles County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Martin and Deanna (Paterna) Anderson. Vivian graduated from Worthington High School in 1939. She then attended Worthington Junior College and graduated from Mankato State. Vivian taught rural school District #46 near Brewster, MN. That school house is now located in Pioneer Village. She also taught school west of Worthington.
Vivian married Harris Heig on June 3, 1944. They lived on a farm west of Worthington until moving into Worthington in 1968. He passed away on January 17, 1978. Vivian married Gordon Stewart Johnson on October 11, 1991. He passed away on November 10, 2010. Vivian was a member of the Lady Elks in Worthington. Vivian passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.
Vivian is survived by her children, Richard (Katherine) Heig of Worthington, MN, Patricia (Donald) Hartman of Golden Valley, MN, and Deborah Page Heig of Princeton, MN; three step sons, Steven (Linda) Johnson of River Falls, WI, Rick (Theresa) Johnson of Clinton, IA, and Bradley Johnson of Show Low, AZ; two step daughters, Jennifer (Chris-deceased) Pray of Plover, WI, and Lynn Yaeger of Flippin, AR; a sister, Audrey Petri of St. Louis Park, MN; 7 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren, and 5 step grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Jeanette McCormick officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation

Saturday

16

Sep

9:30 AM 9/16/2017 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/16/2017 10:30:00 AM
First Lutheran Church

1200 4th Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

First Lutheran Church
1200 4th Ave Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Sep

10:30 AM 9/16/2017 10:30:00 AM
First Lutheran Church

1200 4th Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

First Lutheran Church
1200 4th Ave Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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