Judy L. Heise, age 74, of Manawa, passed away suddenly at her residence of natural causes on Wednesday August 10, 2022. She was born on October 6, 1947 in New London, daughter of the late Gerald and Marian (Baumgarten) Dent. Judy graduated from Washington Senior High School in New London in 1965. On February 24, 1968, she was united in marriage to Gary Heise at Trinity Lutheran Church in New London. She worked as a Library Assistant at the Manawa Elementary School for over 30 years. She loved going to car shows with her husband Gary. Her favorite antique car was a 1957 Chevy convertible. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Manawa. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
She is survived by her husband Gary; son: Jeffrey Heise; grandson: Garrett Heise; brother: Toby (Pam) Dent; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Valerie (David) Heise and Tara (Norm) Heise, Eugene Heise, Ron Heise, Audrey (Al) Strack. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Paula Heise; siblings: Donald (Phyllis) Dent, Marvin Dent, Kenny (Joan) Dent, Duane Dent, Gerald (Rosa) Dent Jr. and Larry Dent; sisters-in-law: Lois Heise and Joanne Heise; brother-in-law: Dan Steinbach.
A memorial service for Judy will be held on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 11:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church in Manawa with Rev. John Hielsberg officiating. Burial will be in Little Wolf Cemetery, Town of Little Wolf. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the church on Monday from 9:00 am until 10:45 am.