Ann (Wallace) Heinze

Ann Heinze (Wallace)

Age 80, died peacefully in her home in Tucson, Arizona on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Ann is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, Ralph Heinze; her children, Susan Taylor of Savannah, Georgia and Bob Heinze of San Clemente, California; son-in-law, Paul Taylor; daughter-in-law, Julie Heinze; and five grandchildren, William, Elizabeth, and Clay Heinze; Sean and Natalie Taylor. Ann was born in San Pedro, California and graduated from San Pedro High School in 1950, then received a degree from Los Angeles Harbor College. Ann lived in Oklahoma City for the majority of her life before retiring to Tucson, Arizona in 1997. She was a devoted mother and enjoyed working with children, which led her to a position as an attendance administrator in the Oklahoma City school system, at Putnam City High School. There she developed several close friendships that endured throughout her lifetime. Ann loved to travel and was happiest spending time with her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ann's name to Casa de la Luz Hospice at or 7740 North Oracle Road, Tucson, Arizona, 85704. A private memorial service for the family will be held on December 29, 2012 in Tucson. Arrangements entrusted to Adair Funeral Homes,, 8090 N. Northern, Oro Valley, Arizona, Tel: (520) 742-7901. Please sign the guest book at

Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 19, 2012