Inez I. Heinrichs age 81 of Henderson, NE died Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Henderson. She was born November 12, 1935 in Henderson, NE to Jacob and Bertha (Ollenberger) Nachtigal. Inez was a longtime member of the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson, and a member of Mission Circle. She loved gardening, making crafts and following her grandchildren to their sporting events. She was an avid reader and painter, she loved going to coffee with her sisters and friends. On August 20, 1960 she was married to Delbert Heinrichs in Henderson.
She is survived by her daughter Debra (Randy) Wilhelm and her son Joel (Connie) Heinrichs all of Henderson. Her grandchildren include; Nicholas (Taylor) Heinrichs of Henderson, Katie Wilhelm of Omaha, NE, Jordan Heinrichs and Rhianna Wilhelm both of Henderson, and Great-Grandson Dawson Wild of Henderson. She is also survived by her brother, Hank Nachtigal of Aurora, sisters Doris Classen of Holdrege, NE, and Kathy (Dave) Clayton of Lushton, NE. Also surviving her sister-in-law Joan Nachtigal of Aurora, NE and a brother-in-law Elvis “Short” (Nancy) Heinrichs of Lincoln, NE. Nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her brother Willis Nachtigal, brother-in-law Jerry Classen and a sister-in-law Janis Nachtigal.
Graveside services will be held at 1:15 pm Monday, December 12, 2016 at the Bethesda Cemetery in Henderson to be followed by a Memorial service at the Bethesda Mennonite Church at 2:00pm with the Reverend Jim Voth officiating. Visitation will run between the hours of 2-9 pm Saturday, December 10th and between 1-9 Sunday December 11 at the Metz Chapel in Henderson. Her family will greet friends from 7-9:00 pm Saturday evening. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.