Heidi Beth Rowley, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family & friends on March 26, 2017. Heidi was the devoted wife of Bob Rowley. Cherished mother of David (Debby) and Donald Fisher. Grandma Heidi to Trudy Jane. Loving sister of Donna (Nick) Roseto, Heather Dodge, Crystal (Bob) Hofer, Lisa (Alan) Ippolito and the late Star Mergler. Dear aunt of Brian (Lori Kieltyka-Estell) Levitan, Jeffrey (Cam) Levitan, Tanya (David) Kowalewski, Tony (Christina) Dodge, Samantha (Michael) Jacobson, Megan (Jim) Zerby, Robert Hofer, Mari (Jason) Kors, Richard (Danika) Hofer, Nicholas (Alexandria) Ippolito, Gina (Russel Lucka) Ippolito and Alyssa (Taylor Hall) Ippolito. Beloved daughter of the late Janet and the late Donald Mergler.
Heidi is also remembered by her many cousins and deeply loved friends who considered her their “2nd mother, sister, aunt and her grand dogs Pepper & Eve. For the past 38 years, Heidi worked along side her husband Bob as the owners of Homewood Garage in Frankfort, retiring in June of 2016.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 1st from 2pm until 8pm with a celebration of her life at 7pm at Maher Funeral Home, 7051 W. 171st Street, Tinley Park. Burial will be private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to IL Veteran’s Home in Manteno or National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation would be appreciated.
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Dear Dave and family
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom I know your love and memories will help you thru this difficult time. I know the heartache of losing someone you love but our faith teaches us that they are now experiencing a new life that is beyond our comprehension. Sending love and prayers to all.
Sherry Blue Stone
Crystal and Lisa, I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. I’m glad your parents didn’t have to endure the loss of another child, but that doesn’t make it any easier for you or the rest of her family. Know that you and Heidi’s family are in my prayers.
Barbara and David Lukas
She was a great lady.
God has another beautiful angel. You and your family are in my prayers and my deepest sympathy for your loss.
I would like extend my sincere sympathy to you and your family on your mothers passing… I am in the Philippine Islands now but wanted you to know you are in my thoughts at this time…
To Bob and all family our condolences.Hedi was a beautiful, classy lady.What little time we have known you, you were such a joy and delight. George and Starla Mills
Debbie & Bill Jerry
You’ll Never Forget….
You’ll never forget your mothers face,
The sound of her voice,
The gentleness of her touch
They let you know that you were loved.
You’ll never forget the stories she told .
The traditions she handed down,
They let you know who you are.
You’ll never forget the lessons she taught,
The things she stood for .
They are her gift and your legacy.
You’ll never forget, and you’ll always know that
YOU honor her everyday, in how you live and who you are…
She will be with you always in your hearts & minds LOVE is forever…
We are so sorry for your loss,
Thinking of you , sending love, prayers and a hugs xoxo