November 28, 1941 - December 1, 2018
Elissa "Lisa" Joy Heilicher, age 77 of Minneapolis, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully, Saturday, December 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Amos and Celia and brother, Ira Heilicher. She is survived by her loving children, Marty (Tara) Kloner and Debra (Byron) Wieberdink and grandsons, Andrew (Samantha), Colin, Elijah, Dylan, Jackson; nieces, Melissa (Jason) Goeltz, Hannah Heilicher. Funeral services will be held at BETH EL SYNAGOGUE, 5225 Barry St. W., St. Louis Park, 10:00 AM, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2108. Memorials preferred to Jewish Family & Children's Service or donor's favorite charity. SHIVA: Beth El Synagogue Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 pm. Purple, her favorite color, is encouraged to help celebrate our queen. Lisa was born in North Minneapolis on November 28th, 1941. She graduated from North High and attended the University of Minnesota. Numerous organizations benefited from her amazing talents and passion for helping. B’nai Brith, Talmud Torah of Minneapolis, Jewish Family & Children's Service Foundation, Mt. Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, STEP, Herzl Camp, City of Golden Valley Human Services Board, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, Israeli Scouts, Minneapolis JCC, North High Alumni, Hillel, Chabad, JNF, Sholom Home Auxiliary and J-Pride are just some of the benefiting non-profits. Elissa received several distinguished awards for her service and was known as a Woman of Valor. Always described as a strong and giving woman, she knew how to take charge, ignore boundaries to get a job done and never apologize for her passions. This community will be forever changed by what she accomplished in her 77 years with her time, energy and financial support. Many people learned to give to others and the importance of being a responsible member of their community from her. She had a lust for life and improving the lives of others was inspirational and untiring. Her legacy will be far-reaching and demonstrates her deep love and commitment to her family and friends. She will be deeply missed and remembered with love.
Elissa "Lisa" Joy Heilicher, age 77 of Minneapolis, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully, Saturday, December 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Amos and Celia and brother, Ira Heilicher. She is survived by her loving children,... View Obituary & Service Information
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