Carmen Heying, 63
Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:10am admin
Dec. 21, 1955 —
Oct. 16, 2019
CRESCO - Carmen Heying, age 63, of Cresco, Iowapassed away on Wednesday evening, Oct. 16, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Cresco following a very brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 21 at Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco with Deacon Jim Zajicek officiating.
Carmen was born on Dec. 21, 1955 in Cresco, to Raymond and Loretta (Vopava) Vokaty. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in Cresco in 1974. She was a bookkeeper for various businesses throughout her life. The last few years she helped the Decorah (Iowa) Elks Lodge with their fish frys.
Carmen’s grandkids and family were her primary interest. She especially enjoyed attending events and activities they were participating in. She also enjoyed Sudoku puzzles, NASCAR, reading and keeping up on world events. She loved traveling, especially to see the mountains or a beach. She was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Carmen’s compassionate and caring personality touched everyone she knew.
She is survived by two daughters, Stacey (Troy) Knox of Decorah and Stephanie (Dale) Dennler of Cresco; three grandchildren, Logan Monteith, Nathan Monteith and Ella Dennler; her mother, Loretta Vokaty of Cresco; and a brother, Alan (Roxann) Vokaty and their son, Shane of Cresco. She is also survived by her supportive and loving friends, Wanda and Randy Rice and Gayle and Jerry Jirak.
Carmen was preceded in death by her father, Raymond.