Donna Joanne Price (1922-2011)

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Donna Joanne Price
Class of '41, Harbor Springs High School
Born: 22 Oct 1922 Lansing, Michigan
Died: 15 Feb 2011 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Father: Donald Arthur Price
Mother: Dorothy Andrus Crane
Siblings: Donna Joanne Price
Patricia Ellen Price
James Douglas Price
Dorothy Elaine Price
Spouse: Leslie Eugene Heinz
Married: 13 Jun 1941 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Joanne Marie Heinz
Donald Leslie Heinz
Katherine Eileen Heinz
Debra Elizabeth Heinz


Stone Funeral Home, Thursday, February 17, 2011:

Donna J. Heinz
(October 22, 1922 - February 15, 2011)

Donna Joanne Price Heinz, 88, of Harbor Springs passed away Feb. 15, 2011 at Bay Bluffs Medical Care Facility.

A funeral service will take place on Tues. Feb. 22nd at 11:00 AM at Schiller Funeral Home in Harbor Springs. Interment will take place in the spring at Lakeview Cemetery.

Donna was born Oct. 22, 1922 in Lansing, Mi. to Donald Arthur and Dorothy Andrus (Crane) Price. She moved to Harbor Springs with her family in 1933 and has made her home here since.

On June 13, 1941 she married Leslie Eugene Heinz and they made their home in Harbor Springs and have lived at their Lake St. home since 1949.

Donna was a gifted musician and artist, singing in the First Presbyterian Church choir for almost 50 years as well as the bell choir and Sweet Adeline barber shop quartet. She was an active Harbor Springs schools sports booster for many years. She enjoyed bowling on a local league and was also on a womens golf league. Donna was active in the University Club for over 30 years.

Les and Donna had four children Joanne Marie Howse now deceased, Donald Leslie and his wife Vickie of Harbor Springs, Katherine Eileen Brown and her husband A. Jeff of Arlinton, WA. and Debra Elizabeth Timpani and her husband Sal of Henrietta, NY. Donna was blessed with 24 grandchildren, 69 great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren.

Along with her husband Les and daughter Joanne she was preceded in death by 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Donna had many friends and family members who have greatly benefited from her kindness and caring and they will miss her everyday. The family recommends donations to Bay Bluffs Medical Care Facility or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Headstone: Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs


  • Dorothy Andrus Crane, Personal knowledge of
  • Birth Announcement:
    Donna Price's birth announcement.jpg
  • 1930 Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Ward 10, enumerated 3 April 1930, Sunset, La Vita Terrace #1513, Dwelling #73, Family #87:
Price, Donald
, Donna, daughter, female, white, 7, single, MI, OH, NY
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Heinz, Leslie & Price, Donna
Date of Marriage: 6/13/1941
Liber: 5
Folio: 60
  • Petoskey News Review, Tuesday, 1 Oct 1974, front page, Obituary: Heinz, Leslie Eugene
  • Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, 20 Apr 2006, Obituary: Howse, Joanne Marie Heinz
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Heinz, Donna Joanne
Date of Death: 2/15/2011
Liber: 2011
Folio: 067
Place of Death: Harbor Springs, MI
Heinz, Donna J. (Price)
Age: 88
Born: 10/22/1922
Died: 2/15/2011
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file PNR - 02/21/2011