The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 13, 2012

Heinze, 90

Enid News & Eagle

— Dessa Mae Heinze will celebrate her 90th birthday with family and friends at parties planned for Nov. 18 and 19.

Dessa was born Nov. 19, 1922, in Okeene, the sixth of 16 children to L.C. and Callie Thurman Westfahl.

She is a 1940 graduate of Homestead High School.

She married Reuben Heinze Nov. 21, 1940. They celebrated their 67th anniversary prior to his death in October 2008.

She is a member of First United Methodist Church, Okeene.

Her children are Darlene and Lonnie Reynolds, Okeene; Charlotte Billings, Seiling; and Kim and Randy Bauman, Oklahoma City. She has four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren and their families.