Elizabeth Heidt, 85, Dickinson, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, at St. Benedict's Health Center, Dickinson. Betty's Mass of Christian burial is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dickinson, with the Rev. Austi...
Elizabeth Heidt, 85, Dickinson, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, at St. Benedict's Health Center, Dickinson.
Betty's Mass of Christian burial is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dickinson, with the Rev. Austin Vetter as the celebrant.
Interment is in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Dickinson.
Visitation is from 3-9 p.m. today at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, with a rosary and vigil at 7 p.m. with Deacon Ron Keller presiding.
Elizabeth Kuntz was born on Nov. 2, 1922, in Dickinson, the daughter of Gregor and Monica (Reichert) Kuntz. She was raised and educated in the rural Dickinson area while helping her parents on the farm.
Betty married Harry Heidt on Jan. 8, 1945.
They lived in the Dickinson area for a short time and farmed for 15 years in the Fayette area.
The Heidt family moved to Dickinson in the spring of 1961.
She was remembered for her work at Eva's Pizza Palace and Excel Cleaners for nearly 30 years.
Betty enjoyed playing cards with family and friends. She especially enjoyed sewing, making quilts and baking cookies for her grandchildren.
Betty was a member of the Coronary Support Group and the St. Pius Verein.
Betty is survived by her eight children, Jerry (Joan) Heidt, Moxee, Wash., Shirley (Dave) Smith, Canyon Lake, Texas, David (fianceé Cindy) Heidt, Dickinson, Elaine (Earl) Novotny, Dickinson, Alvina (Ron) Herauf, Billings, Mont., Jackie (special friend Ron) Gregory, Mel Heidt, Dickinson, and Dennis (special friend Teri Jo) Heidt, Billings, Mont.; grandchildren, Janelle Heidt, Rachelle (Kevin) Butschek, Troy (Claudia) Smith, Tina (Scott) Weiser, Nicole (Ryan) Berger, Dina (Kevin) Klein, Daisy (Jerold) Palaniuk, Melissa (Aaron) Stoltz, Tanaya Heidt and Austin Heidt; great-grandchildren, Brock Wanner, Brett, Dylan, Karli and Jasmine Northrop, Kolton and Kourtney Klein, Sierra Haag, Catalina Heidt, Brooklyn Berger and Weston Smith; sisters, Pauline Decker and Christine Frenzel; and her brothers, Leo (Betty) Kuntz, George Kuntz, Frank (Caroline) Kuntz and Pete (Mary) Kuntz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, on March 31, 2001; her parents; step-father, Joseph Jaeger; daughter-in-law, Diana Heidt; son-in-law, Dwaine Stroh; great-grandson, Matthew Northrop; sister, Rose Schwindt; and her brothers, John and Jack Kuntz.
(Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson)