Mary Lou Heath

Mar 30, 2019
Heath, Mary crop


11:00 am on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel     


1:00 - 4:00 pm on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel     


Garden of Memories Cemetery     



Mary Lou Heath, 74, of De Soto, WI and formerly of Washburn, died on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at home from complications of Alzheimer’s.

Mary was born on August 9, 1944 in Waterloo; the daughter of Charles and Earlene (Eckler) Milks. 

She graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1962. 

She married Richard Wilcox in Evansdale and later divorced; she then married Doyle Heath on June 25, 1977 in Evansdale. 

Mary worked as a spot welder for Waterloo Industries for 31 years. She then worked at Bertch Cabinets for 5 years until retiring in 2005.

She enjoyed crocheting, boating, fishing and traveling with her husband, Doyle. She treasured the time she spent with her family and friends. Mary was known for her love of music and dancing. 

Survived by her husband, Doyle Heath of De Soto, WI; two daughters, Dawn (David Bowles) Wilcox of Waterloo and Christine Miller of Evansdale; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; twin sister, Carol (Dennis) Witt of De Soto, WI; sisters, Rhonda (Joseph) Juarz of Chicago, IL and Marol (Berdette) Scheffert of Texas; and brother, Rick (Darlene) Milks of Evansdale.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Richard and Chuck Jr. Milks. 

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  1. Teresa Hockey | Apr 05, 2019

    Doyle, I'm so very sorry to hear about Mary. Thank you for taking such good care of her. She will be missed by so many. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Teresa Hockey

  2. Debra Heath | Apr 02, 2019

    In so sorry for your loss.  You are in my thoughts and prayers...

  3. JoAnn Smith | Apr 01, 2019 sorry to hear about the passing of your wife.  I have you in my prayers.

    A former classmate....JoAnn Dunnwald Smith

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