Nina May Heitsman, 79, of Salina, passed away Saturday, August 18th, at Salina Regional Health Center. She completed her life’s journey with her family by her side. Nina was born May 14th, 1939 in Salina to Richard and Nina Dearing,
Survivors include: her son, Richard Heitsman (Sandy) of Wichita, and her son Johnny Heitsman (Chris) of Salina. Three grandchildren Ryan, Kristin and Brett Heitsman and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her dad Richard, her brother Leroy and her mom Nina Dearing.
It was Nina’s wishes to be cremated. There will be visitation at Ryan Mortuary Friday, August 31st from 6-8pm. The family welcomes anyone that knew Nina to come share some stories. A graveside service will be at 10am, Saturday, September 1st, at Gypsum Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Saline County Animal Shelter or Smoky Hill Rehabilitation Center in care of Ryan Mortuary.