Oct. 10, 1946 - June 1, 2004

Phyllis Jean Heinichen, 57, of Prairie City died June 1 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

A funeral service was held June 8 at Driskill Memorial Chapel with Reverend Roger Blesi of the Redeemer Lutheran Church officiating.

Mrs. Heinichen was born Oct. 10, 1946, in Peoria, Ill., to Harold Edward and Erma Wilodean (Darling) Harris.

She married John Heinichen July 25, 1970, in LaMesa, Calif. The couple moved to Prairie City from San Diego in 1999.

Survivors include her husband, John; three daughters, Bonnie Wilkins of John Day, Christina Avants and Heather Harrell both of San Diego; a son, Matthew of San Diego; one stepdaughter, Lori, and stepson, Timothy, both of San Diego; and 11 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, a sister and one brother.

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