Appleton Post Crescent
Posted March 14, 2008
Heling, Alice L.
Alice L. Heling, Seymour, age 87, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Seymour. She was born August 21, 1920, in the Town of Center, to the late Otto and Emma (Luebke) Daelke. She was the youngest of 16 children. Her family moved to Appleton where she worked alongside her brothers and sisters at the Skelly Service Station and Blue Rock Bottling Company. Alice was proud of graduating from Appleton High School in May of 1938. Alice was united in marriage to Maynard Heling on May 3, 1939, and farmed with him in the Town of Lessor. Upon retirement, they moved to Seymour where Alice volunteered packing noon meals for the home bound, became a member of Seymour Woman's Club, served as President of the Senior Citizens, and played lots of sheephead.
She is survived by her four children: William (Beverly) Heling, Landstad; Mary Ann Ciesielczyk, Suring; Carl Heling, Briarton; and Nancy (Steven) Anderson, Green Bay; her eight grandchildren: Michal (Sharon) Heling, Bonduel; Michele (Dale) Carlson, Sturgeon Bay; Mark (Pam) Heling, Appleton; Vicki (Greg) Gartzke, Freedom; Jody Ciesielczyk, Mt. Shasta, CA; Kelly Ciesielczyk, Menasha; Scott Anderson, Washington D.C.; and Todd (Fionnuala) Anderson, Winchester, England. Alice is further survived by 14 great-grandchildren: Nicole, Terilyn, Aaron, Cory, Kyle, Eric, Rudie, Travis, Jenna, Jared, Jolie, James, Benjamin and Matthew. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews in the Appleton area.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Maynard; son-in-law, Joseph "Red" Ciesielczyk.
Friends may call at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cicero, on Sunday, March 16, 2008, from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 4 p.m. with Pastor Ty Stoneburner officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.muehlboettcher.com
A memorial fund has been established.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the nursing and activity staff at Good Shepherd Nursing Home for the last two years.