Monica M. Tadtman Heidrick
Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home
Monica M. Tadtman Heidrick, age 89, died on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Stoneybrook North Assisted Living in Manhattan, Kansas. She was born on August 15, 1924, in Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia, the daughter of James and Marguerite Mary (Brennan) Malone.
Monica was married to Emerson Lee Tadtman of Yates Center, Kansas, on January 31, 1945, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He preceded her in death on November 26, 1979.
Monica and Emerson were stationed around the world while he was in the U.S. Army and retired from the Army in 1961 and they moved to Winfield, Kansas. Later they moved to Manhattan where Monica enjoyed the years she spent working for Kansas State Athletics in the ticket office at Ahearn Fieldhouse.
She married Richard H. Heidrick of Beloit, Kansas, on June 3, 1983. She worked as a travel agent in Beloit. They moved to Manhattan in 2009.
Monica was diligent in attending daily Mass and reciting the rosary on a regular basis. She also enjoyed her daily walks, cooking, entertaining her family, playing golf and following the Kansas State Wildcats. Above all, she loved spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Emerson; her son Stephen in 1973; 2 sisters Betty and Patsy; 3 brothers Justin, Jack and Paddy; and great grandson Jeret.
Survivors include -
Husband: Richard Heidrick of Manhattan, KS
Son: Jim Tadtman and his wife Marty of Wichita, KS
Daughter: Marilyn Taylor of Winfield, KS
Son: Tom Tadtman and his wife Becky of Overland Park, KS
Son: Jeff Tadtman of Poteau, OK
Son: Jonathan Tadtman of Palm Springs, CA
5 step children: Sharon and Carl Comba of Garden City, KS
Steve and Anita Heidrick of Beloit, KS
Mike and Judy Heidrick of Beloit, KS
Marlene and Steve Schilds of Topeka, KS
Chris and Lyndon McClintock of Canyon, TX
15 great grandchildren
Nieces, nephews and many other family members and friends
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 26, 2013, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church at 2900 Kimball Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas, with Father Don Zimmerman officiating.
Cremation will follow the services with a private family inurnment at a later date.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 25 at Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home at 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Manhattan Catholic Schools or St. Johns Catholic Church, Beloit, Kansas, in care of Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home at 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502.
Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at: www.ymlfuneralhome.com