Teresa Ann Heinemann, currently of Idabel OK, passed away in peace at home on May 23, 2020. Teresa was born in Greenwood, New York on March 27, 1932 and married Arthur (Mike & Art) Heinemann Jr. of Wellsville, New York in June of 1952.
Teresa grew up in and around Andover and Wellsville, New York. When she graduated from Wellsville High School, she got a job as a telephone operator working the night shift. She used to tell stories, all the time, about talking with all the interesting night people on the other end of the line. Teresa married Mike after Mike’s graduation from The University of Oklahoma. Teresa was a loving mother, raising her family as they moved from coast to coast with Mike’s job. Teresa and Mike eventually made their retirement home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Teresa relocated to Idabel four years ago to live with her son, Bob.
Teresa is survived and loved by her children, Steve Heinemann of Troy, Illinois; Debbie Heinemann of Barnegat, New Jersey; Bob Heinemann (Marva) of Idabel, Oklahoma; Kathy (Scott) Trolinger of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; her sister, Ruth Padden Culbert of Scio, New York; her brother, Jim Padden of Syracuse, New York and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Teresa was preceded in death by her husband Mike; her parents, Edward and Sarah Padden; brothers, Ed, Jack, Pat, Gerald and Louis Padden and sisters, Mary Hahn, Sara Rita Johnson, and Patricia Joyce, daughter-in-law Naiade Heinemann and grandson Jeffery Stacy.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Calvary Cemetery Chapel, 91st and Howard in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Teresa’s name to a charity of your choice.
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