Elke Heinstein

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Heinstein, Elke D.

Elke Heinstein passed away, with her family by her side, on July 26, 2017 after a long illness. She was born in Ranis, Germany in 1937, and raised in Limburg, Germany. She came to the United States in 1957 and became an American citizen. Elke was a dedicated and great mom to her six children.

She is survived by her husband Peter, her children, Mike, Inge, Martin, Kenneth, Andreas and Susie and their spouses, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Elke was the beloved Oma to 12 grandchildren and a great-grandson.

She loved the outdoors, loved to travel all over the world especially her native Germany, was an inspiring artist and had a great sense of humor. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her, especially her family.

Her parents and two brothers preceded her in death.

As per Elke's wishes she did not want a formal funeral service but a family celebration of life. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to the

Published in Albuquerque Journal from Aug. 5 to Aug. 7, 2017
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