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Aurella (Ringenberg) Heine

January 25, 1926 — February 24, 2021

Former Lexington & Seward, NE and Sheridan, WY Resident

   Aurella (Ringenberg) Heine, 95, of Topeka, KS, died Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at her McCrite Plaza home. She was born in Eustis, NE to William J. and Olga B. (Lohmeyer Werth) Ringenberg.

   In 1947, she married Gilbert R. Heine at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lexington, NE. Preceding her in death are her husband, her only son, William, a brother Willard, and a nephew, Steven.

   Survivors include her daughter Kathleen (Dennis) Hintz, daughter-in-law Melinda Heine, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, brother Herbert (Evelyn) Ringenberg, and sisters-in-law, Shirley Heine and Twila Smith.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Topeka.

   Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Hillside Lutheran Cemetery in Dawson County with the Rev. James Moshier, officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 - 10:45 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington, NE.

   Memorials may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 901 SW Fillmore, Topeka, KS 66606 or Martin Luther Grammar School at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1325 Burton St., Sheridan, WY 82801

   Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. in Topeka is assisting the family. To leave the family a special message online, please visit

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home

106 W 8th St, Lexington, NE 68850

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