Carmen Heinen, 85, of Elk River, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011.
She was a member of Union Congregational UCC in Elk River. She enjoyed interior decorating and gardening. Mrs. Heinen was a great cook and a lover of music. She had tremendous energy and a positive spirit.
Celebration of Life was Friday, Oct. 7 at Union Congregational UCC. Dare’s Funeral Home of Elk River served the family.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Leonard; daughters, Christine, Margo and Marcia; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Heinen was preceded in death by her siblings, Kenneth Parker, Muriel Moody, Gerda Griffith, Glenn Parker and Charles Parker.