John Jay Heinsohn
Born: Saturday, February 5, 1927
Passed: Monday, February 6, 2017
John Jay Heinsohn, 90, passed away on February 6, 2017. He was born February 5, 1927 in Mundelein, Ill. He has lived in rural Kirkland his entire adult life as a dairy, livestock, and crop farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; sons, Steve (Pat), Bob (Lynn) and Gene (Kathy); step-children, Kenneth (Joyce), Wendy (Bill), Phillip (Shelly), and Laura; grandchildren, Jeffery (Bona), Gilman (Brooke), Johnathan (Joanna), Ben, Scott, and Jessie; step-grandchildren, Sam, Alex, Jessica, Sarah, Steve, and Sherri; great-grandchildren, Maelee, Jack, Greyden, and Finley; step-great-grandchildren, Ryan, Pyper, Taryin, and Layla; sisters Anna Mae and Betty Lou; brother, William; nieces, Karen, Barb, Ruth, Beth, and Janice; nephews, David, Kevin, Brian, and John; many great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Jennie (Irvine) Heinsohn; his first wife, Marion Snyder; a niece, Janice; and nephews Mike and Bruce.
John was a loving, generous, hardworking, humble, and gentle man. He was a very private person. In keeping with his wishes a private family gathering will be held. In lieu of flowers or memorials, because John was a lifetime blood donor, the family would like you to consider donating blood or becoming a lifetime donor.