Donna Mae Heim Print E-mail

White Funeral Home
1315 Main Street
Jesup, Iowa 50648

Dunkerton – Donna Mae Heim, 70 years old, of Dunkerton, IA, died peacefully of natural causes on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at UnityPoint Health - Allen Memorial Hospital Waterloo, IA, with UnityPoint Hospice.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. – Saturday, September 2, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Farley, IA, with burial at the church cemetery. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 1, at White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA, where there will be a vigil service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue for an hour before services at the church on Saturday.

She was born on August 26, 1947, in Dubuque, IA, the daughter of Donald McAllister and Cecelia (Boffeli) McAllister. Donna graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Farley, IA with the class of 1965. On October 8, 1966, she was united in marriage to Francis “Frank” John Heim at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Farley. They recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Donna attended beautician school in Dubuque, and practiced for a short time, before starting a family and caring for the home. Donna and Frank raised five children together. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church - Barclay, Dunkerton, IA.

Donna is survived by her husband of 50 years, Francis “Frank” Heim; five children, Francis D. “Junior” Heim (Dawn Johnson) of Waterloo, IA, Joseph (Debra) Heim of Waterloo, IA, Julia (Lee) Holub of Fairbank, IA, Jill (Scott) Poock of Sumner, IA, Jannelle (Jeremy) Price of Sumner, IA; four grandchildren, Stephen (Laura) Holub, Brandon Heim, Arianna Poock, and Jesse Price; three great grandchildren, Riley, Bayley, and Hailey Holub; two brothers, Gerald (Karen) McAllister of Cascade, IA, Mark (Mary Sue) McAllister of Bankston, IA; and two sisters, Rita (Melvin) Welter of Monticello, IA, and Sharon (Richard) Kramer of Dyersville, IA; and many other close family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two children in infancy, Jamie and Jason; one brother, Jack McAllister; and one daughter – in – law, Tammy Heim.

The family would like to thank the staff at UnityPoint Health and UnityPoint Hospice for their care and support to Donna.

Memorials will be directed to the family.

White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA, is in charge of arrangements.


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