Lucille Heyda, 90

Lucille Heyda, 90, of Shakopee, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019.

Lucille was born on June 11, 1928, in Montgomery, MN, the daughter of Rudolph and Christina (Holey) Shetka. Her husband was William Heyda, Sr.

The things Lucille enjoyed most were gardening and canning the fruits and vegetables that she nurtured through the summer months. She loved cooking and collecting recipes.

She spent her time sewing and making plans for her garden during the winter months. She had fun fishing during the summer and the winter and liked watching nature out her window and any shows about animals on tv.

She rescued many injured and abandoned animals and nursed them back to health.

Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, William, Sr.; great-granddaughter, Laura Heyda; parents; and siblings, Sylvia, Gladys, Helen and Rudy.

She is survived by her sons and daughters, William, Jr. (Debra), Robert (Roni), Caryl Cronin (Scott LaCourse), Virgil, and Glenn; grandchildren, Ben (Ann) Heyda, Kelly (Richard) Conrad, Jennifer (Shane) Olivier, Logan LaCourse (Megan); great-grandchildren, Emily, Anastasia and Lily Heyda, Maximus, Tripp and Leighton Conrad; siblings, Dora, George, Betty and Harriet; many nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at McNearney-Schmidt Funeral and Cremation, Shakopee, 952-445-2755. Officiating is Deacon James Pufhal. Pallbearers are Ben Heyda, Kelly Conrad, Jennifer Olivier, Logan LaCourse, and Richard Conrad. Interment Valley Cemetery.

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