December 6, 1948 - April 2, 2020
Marsha Dalene Heinsohn, age 71, of Storm Lake, Iowa died April 2, 2020 in Aurelia, Iowa. Private graveside service will take place in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements. Marsha Dalene (Wilson) Heinsohn was born December 6, 1948 at Porath Hospital in Storm Lake, Iowa. Daughter of Stanley and Jennie (Kreinzein) Wilson- two sisters Sandra (Wilson) Heid of Ames and Pamella (Wilson) Sampers of Alta. She had many nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and great nephews. She attended the First Baptist Church of Storm Lake as a child. Marsha was currently a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Alta. In Storm Lake she attended West Elementary, Junior High, and High School. On April 11, 1965 Marsha was united in marriage to Larry Gordon Heinsohn at Elk Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Alta. She was baptized at Elk Immanuel Lutheran Church on November 19, 1967 along with her newborn daughter Laura. This union was blessed with six children: James, Laura, Sharon, Sarah, Brian, and Tyler. She received her GED in 1977. She then went on to pursue a degree at Iowa Lakes Community College for Nurses Aide level 2 and basic mental health skills. Iowa Central Community College for Administration of Oral Medicine, Activity Coordinator. She was involved in the Iowa Chapter Land Improvement Contractors Association. In 1970 she began to work with her husband in their business, Heinsohn Digging and Tiling, which has now celebrated 50 years of business as of April 1st, 2020. She also worked at the following: Spectra Health Care; Faith Hope & Charity; Budget Inn; PSA and lastly before retiring in May 2014, Sodexo Food Service at Buena Vista University. As a hobby she also sold Longaberger Baskets. She loved her chihuahuas: Bella, Mia, and caretaker of Brownie. They loved eating potato chips and popcorn with Marsha. She also enjoyed decorating, painting new projects, and garage sales. She was known for drinking a can of coke and smoking a Kool cigarette. She is survived by her six children: James (Holly) Heinsohn, Laura (Dave) Turnquist, Sharon (Marc) Hinners, Sarah Brown, Brian Heinsohn, and Tyler (Gabriela) Heinsohn. Grandchildren: Felicia Heinsohn, Lesa (Tanner) Heckt, Noel Heinsohn, Katie (Tanner) Morris, Logan Brown, Bradley Brown, Drew Hinners, Destiny Brown, Kazlynn Brown, Lydia Heinsohn, and Oliver Heinsohn. Great-grandchildren: Dominic Heinsohn, Ryleigh Heinsohn, and Amelia Griffin. Step-grandchildren Lacey (Mitchell) Bolte and Paige Hinners. Step-great-grandchildren Lelan Bolte and George Bella. Surviving siblings and in-laws; Sandra Heid, Pamella Sampers, Nancy (Skip) Surber and Mary (Jeff) Timmer. Preceded in death by her husband Larry Heinsohn on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at the age of 60 years 8 months 2 days; her parents Stanley and Jennie Wilson, and step-grandson Bart Hinners. Brothers-in-law Robert Sampers and Francis Heid. In-laws Ardys (Hanson) Heinsohn-Pemberton and Gordon Heinsohn and Howard Pemberton.
Marsha Dalene Heinsohn, age 71, of Storm Lake, Iowa died April 2, 2020 in Aurelia, Iowa. Private graveside service will take place in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.... View Obituary & Service Information
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