Inga Heller

Heller, Inga E.

Inga E. Heller, 87, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at her home in Crossville, Tennessee.

Inga was born March 8, 1925, in Nordhausen, Germany, to Ernst and Ella Buchmann. Her family immigrated to the United States when she was a young child. On September 15, 1950, she married Otto H. Heller in Chicago. The couple moved their family to Wisconsin in 1961, where they operated Otto's Gas Station in Algoma for 23 years.

Otto preceded her in death on July 4, 1989. Inga moved to Crossville, Tennessee in 1995.

Two daughters survive: Barb (Joe) Selner, Green Bay; and Valerie Browning, Sturgeon Bay. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Inga was preceded in death by a daughter, Vickie Kent and a grandson, Benjamin Browning.

The family would like to thank Bilbrey Funeral Home in Tennessee and Schinderle Funeral Home in Algoma for their assistance. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Algoma.

Special thanks to Jerry Geldersma of Crossville for all the help he provided Mom over the years.

Published in Kewaunee County Star-News from Nov. 3 to Nov. 10, 2012