Minnie Elizabeth Heidinger


August 28, 1911 - February 5, 2009




Minnie Elizabeth Heidinger was born August 28, 1911 to Daniel and Hilda Johnson Bates in Yankton, SD.  She and her family were Mitchell residents where she grew up and attended school.  On July 13, 1929 she married William Heidinger in Yankton, SD.  Following their marriage they resided in Mitchell where she worked at Armour’s Creamery and later at Mitchell Produce.  Following the adoption of her daughter, she was a full-time homemaker. For the last eight years she had been a resident of Prairie Crossings.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the James Valley Community Center.

She is survived by her daughter Ruth Ann Cunningham and husband Bob, Mitchell, SD; two grandchildren, David, Sioux Falls, SD and Dale and wife, Heather, Mitchell, SD and one great grandchild, Michael Nelson, Sioux Falls, SD.

She was preceded in death by her husband William, in 1989, her parents, a sister, Chris Smith and a brother, Ernest Bates.



To Be Announced


Monday, February 9, 2009
2:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Scott & Karen Johnson on February 7, 2009
May you be at peace with the lord Min. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by Earl & Audrey Johnson on February 7, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers are with Aunt Min, and Ruth and her family. May you rest in peace. We loved Min very much and will miss her.
Posted by Wendal Heidinger on February 6, 2009
I am honered to have had Aunt Min in my life for the 97 years she was with sorry I couldn't have visited her more ofton.
Posted by Mallory Edwards on February 6, 2009
I am thankful for every moment I had with Aunt Min. In our few visits I learned alot from her. God bless her soul and may she be at peace.
Posted by Kelly Edwards on February 6, 2009
My prayers are with you, and my heart will never forget you.
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