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Madeline Heinen

April 11, 1918 - November 02, 2012


10-11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

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11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.


Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Madeline Heinen

April 11, 1918 - November 02, 2012


Madeline Teresa (Wadena) Heinen, 94, Fargo, ND, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2012 at Sanford Palliative Care, Fargo.  She was born to John and Martha Mary Wadena on April 11, 1918 in White Earth, MN where she spent her childhood.  She attended Flandreau High School in Flandreau, SD. 

Following high school, she moved to Minneapolis where she worked as a caregiver and cook.  On March 11, 1948 she was united in marriage to Leo Heinen in Detroit Lakes, MN and they were married until his death in 1964.  Throughout her life she spent many years working as a cook and laundress.  Madeline always found a way to love life, whether it was spent camping, fishing, or chatting with her friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo; and many siblings.

She will be greatly missed by her son, James (Mickie) Hestad, Plymouth, MN; her daughter, Catherine Akason, Fargo; her granddaughters, Christina (Jerry) Belling, Walcott, ND, Dawn (Rhonda Chavez) Akason, St. Paul, MN; her great-grandchildren, Madeleine and Dane Belling, Walcott, ND, Joshua Pinkney, Duluth, GA, Jenna Pinkney, St. Paul, MN; and Tony and Alex Chavez, Florida.


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  1. Phyllis Ostbye says:

    Fargo ND
    I loved you Grandma and I will miss you dearly.

  2. Lyle and LAverne Olson says:

    Fargo N.D
    .Cathy and family of Madeline Heinen,our thoughts are with you in the loss of your mother,she was a great lady and will be missed by all.

  3. Michael Olson says:

    moorhead Minnesota
    I will miss you Grandma

  4. Marilyn Myers says:

    Alexandria MN
    Our prayers are with you, Cathy, and with your family. We know God will bring you comfort and that Madeline is in His loving arms.

    Love, your cousin, Marilyn and Ray

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