Yvonne Heintz

Yvonne Elise Heintz (Schurra)

Thursday, May 14th, 1931 - Monday, May 18th, 2020
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On Monday, May 18, 2020, Yvonne Elise (Schurra) Heintz, passed
away at 89, with her loving husband, three daughters and one of her
seven granddaughters at her side.
Yvonne was born on May 14, 1931 in Los Angeles CA to Adeline and
Henry Schurra. She attended Hoover High School and San Diego State
and on October 18, 1952, she married the love of her life Anthony
“Tony” Heintz. She and Tony raised three wonderful daughters.
While Yvonne loved to sew, knit, crochet her passion was quilting. Yvonne’s quilts are on
display in many a household as she has made and given away literally hundreds of gorgeous
quilts to family, friends and her church. Yvonne is known for her kindness, loving care and
Yvonne was preceded in death by her father, Henry, mother Adeline, sister Louise King and one
grandchild Christina Leighton. She is survived by her husband, Tony of 68 years, her three
daughters, Jill Cutler (Rob), Julie Leighton (Ken) and Jana Hamby (Tracy), six grandchildren and
four great grandchildren. Per her wishes, there will be no services.
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    Miramar National Cemetery
    5795 Nobel Dr.
    San Diego, Ca 92122
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Brookelea Heintz Lutton

Posted at 05:25pm
I'm sorry we never met, but I did enjoy our long telephone conversation a while back. All I can say is that you and Tony raised three beautiful, inside and out, daughters . I'm glad Jill found us and that I've now met both Julie and Jana. May you Rest in Peace. Brookelea Heintz Lutton

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