Eva J. Heiman

Eva J. nee Millatti Heiman, age 81 of Collinsville, IL (formerly of Cahokia, IL) born July 31,1935 in St. Louis MO, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. 

Mrs. Heiman was a retired Secretary from Commonfields Water Company in Cahokia, IL.  She was a member of Holy Family Church in Cahokia, and sang in the choir for many years.  Eva recently resided at Cedarhurst Assisted Living in Collinsville, IL, where she made many new friends.  She loved playing cards and encouraged many residents to start an evening card club.  She taught them how to play Blitz and it soon became a favorite with them. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Louise nee Monterosso Millatti; two brothers: Coimo and Ross Millatti; four sisters: Mamie Beers, Catherine Ballard, Frances Johnston and Marie Paver; and her former husband, Ronald Heiman. 

She is survived by two daughters: Cindy (Craig) McQuade of Maryville, IL and Judy (Edward) Blackman of Highlands Ranch, CO; three grandchildren: Edward (Erin) Blackman V, Brittany Blackman, and Kelsey  (Mark) Voegele ; one beautiful great granddaughter, Hayden Marie Voegele; a brother, Sam (Carol) Millatti of Troy, IL;  many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be 4pm to 7pm on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL. 

Funeral Mass will be at 10am on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 116 Church Street, Cahokia, IL with Father Linus Umoren celebrant.  Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL. 

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church and will be received at the funeral home.

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