Obituary for Betty Heermann (Wehking)
Betty Jean Heermann, 86, of Independence, MO passed away February 7, 2018. Visitation will be 9:30-10:00 am, Saturday, February 10, 2018. Funeral services will follow at 10 am at Speaks Suburban Chapel. Betty was born on February 10, 1931 in Concordia, Mo to John Herman Wehking and Dottie Priscilla (
Bradley) Wehking. She was baptized in Bethel Church in Concordia on December 27, 1944, and later married the love of her life, Wilfred Heermann, in the same church on August 24, 1947. In 1958 they moved to Independence area and joined St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and later Messiah Lutheran Church. Betty retired from Safeway Foods after 32 years of service, in several stores in the area. Survivors include; son Kenny Heermann and his wife Becky; grand daughters Ashley Harding and her husband Mark and Jennifer Heermann-Casey; great grandchildren Lauren Harding, Addison Harding, Claire Casey, and Sophie Casey. Betty is preceded in death by her parents, husband Wilfred, and several brothers and sisters. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church Food Pantry.