Friday, September 18, 2020

NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED WEEKLY ON WEDNESDAY • WEBSITE UPDATED WEEKLY FOR THURSDAY

Home Obituaries Dorthy Jean Heuer (1924-2016)

Dorthy Jean Heuer (1924-2016)

Memorial services will be held for Dorthy Jean Heuer, 91, of Colusa, at 2 PM on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church in Colusa.

Dorthy passed away on September 21, 2016, following a brief illness.  She was born on Oct. 26, 1924 in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota. The family then moved to Gaylord, Minnesota and it was there that she met the love of her life Wayne Heuer, a neighboring small town boy. Following Wayne’s Army service in WWII and recuperation in Colusa from his POW experience, they married in 1948. After Wayne had finished college and graduate work, he accepted at teaching job at Colusa High School.

Dorthy and Wayne loved their years in Colusa raising their children Robin, Hugh, and Matthew, and they enjoyed many wonderful times with the good friends they made there.

After Wayne’s death in 1983, Dorothy found great joy in spreading as much time as possible with her children, grandsons, and great-granddaughters. She continued to enjoy working as an instructional Aide at Meridian Elementary School alongside her good friend Dorothy McGowan, both of them retiring in 1990. Her many dear friends were always a great source of support, fun and adventure. Dorothy and Wayne loved to travel and even after Wayne’s passing, her travels took her all over the United States, and even to Germany. She especially enjoyed road trips and was a great navigator and she loved reading maps.

She was an incomparably loving wife, mother and sister and a steadfast and compassionate friend. She is survived by her daughter Robin; sons Hugh and Matthew; grandsons Jerad, Matthew, Garrett, and Logan; and great granddaughters Ashely and Quincy.

Nothing can fill the empty place in our hearts, but we take comfort in picturing her happy and dancing the polka with Wayne.

For anyone wishing to make a donation in her memory, the family requests the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, in Colusa, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation were close to her heart.

Submissions
Submissions
The Williams Pioneer Review has a small staff of one, covering all of Colusa County; but we’re proud to have the assistance of a large army of community contributors to extend our range and reach. This is one of those stories. If you have a story you would like to share, please email them to: news@colusacountynews.com or give us a call.

More News

Three killed on I-5 in two separate accidents 

Three people were killed on Interstate 5 in Colusa County over a five day period in two separate accidents.  A Yuba City couple were killed...

Coaches Corner: Dan Kiely

Soccer in Colusa County has a long history of competitive play and a major contributor to that tradition is Colusa High School boys’ soccer...

Garden Club Plant Sale

The Garden Club of Colusa County hosted their fall plant sale in the Davison Pavilion in Colusa on Saturday, Sept. 8. The event, which...

First Patriot Day ceremony held at Williams Elementary School

Students who attend Williams Elementary School were not alive 19 years ago when hijackers used airplanes as weapons of destruction to kill nearly 3,000...

Distance learning raises questions about home imagery

Editors Note: The article has been updated from the print version to correct the spelling of Tiffany Sines. Distance learning seems to be more challenging...

Local Government

County appoints new Airport Advisory Committee

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 1 appointed seven members to the newly restructured Airport Advisory Committee. The previous committee of about 15...

Colusa Police Department: July 2020

The City of Colusa Police Department responded to 382 calls for service, up from 311 in June. There were an additional 31 calls to...

City of Colusa adopts strategy for economic development

The Colusa City Council last week adopted the final Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, a report that will serve as a roadmap intended to diversify...

Public & Legal Notices

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020-0000072 Date filed: September 11, 2020 The following persons are doing business as: GULLATT RANCH Business Address: 6880 GREENBAY ROAD, ARBUCKLE, CA 95912 Mailing...

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2020-0000071 Date filed: September 1, 2020 The following persons are doing business as: C & C ENGINEERING Business Address: 2081 LONE STAR ROAD,...

Notice of Lien Sale

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 AT 5:00 PM 423 SIOC STREET, COLUSA, CA 95932 8’  3’ GOLD WING 09/16/2020 • WPR #2020-1142

CIUDAD DE COLUSA AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA

CIUDAD DE COLUSA AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA AVISO SE DA A LA PRESENTE QUE la Comisión de Ciudad de Colusa y  Planificación llevará a cabo un...

CITY OF COLUSA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF COLUSA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Colusa and Planning Commission will hold public workshop on Wednesday, September...