Monday, November 19th, 2007
Coldwater native Elaine M. Heitkamp, 56, of Pagosa Springs, Colo., died at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2007, at her home. Death was due to asthma complications.
She was born Aug. 19, 1951, in Coldwater, to Louis and Ellenor Pohlman, who survive in Yorkshire. On June 29, 1974, she married Donald Heitkamp, who also survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Elly, Pagosa Springs; a son, Jay, Pagosa Springs; six brothers, James (Linda) Pohlman, Henry (Becky) Pohlman and Bill (Terese) Pohlman, all of Versailles, Nick (Marilyn) Pohlman, Russia, and Ted (Diane) Pohlman and Sam (Betty) Pohlman, all of Yorkshire; five sisters, Norma (Irvin) Osterloh, Arkdale, Wis., Ruth (Thomas) Knapke, Celina, Margie (David) Bensman, Minster, Mary (Tony) Luthman, Sidney, and Sharon (David) Eyink, Celina.
She was a beautician and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Pagosa Springs.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Jim Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by La Quey Funeral Home, Pagosa Springs.