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Volume 6, Number 38 - December 14, 2006
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Janet Viola Stoddard Heikes

Janet Viola Stoddard Heikes, 90, of Rock Springs passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at the Sublette Center in Pinedale. She had been a resident of Pinedale for the past six years and former long time resident of Rock Springs.

She was born on July 30, 1916, in Rock Springs, the daughter of the late John and Hattie Stoddard.

Mrs. Heikes attended schools in Rock Springs, and was a graduate of the Rock Springs High School with the Class of 1933.

She married Willis Dutch Heikes in Rock Springs, on April 17, 1937, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 1974.

Her interests included spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She was a member of the Congregational Church.

Survivors include two sons, Neil Heikes and his companion Johanne of Cora, and Barry Heikes and companion Judy of Rock Springs; two daughters, Karlene Bozner of Rock Springs and Gail Miskulin and husband Ted of Rock Springs; nine grandchildren, Shane Heikes, Troy Heikes, Roxanne Heikes, Keith Heikes, Korey Heikes, Kris Valdez, Natalie Valdez, Mike Bozner and Melanie Bozner; 13 great-grandchlldren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother, one grandson, one sister, one brother-in-law and good family friend Tom Barker.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at the First Congregational Church 1275 Adams Ave., Rock Springs. Interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Vase Funeral Chapel Thursday from 4 until 6 p.m. and again Friday at the church one hour prior to services.

The family of Janet Viola Stoddard Heikes respectfully suggests that donations in her memory be made to Sublette Center, P.O. Box 788, Pinedale, Wyo 82941.

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