Aurella Heine

1926 – Feb. 24, 2021


Aurella (Ringenberg) Heine, 95, of Topeka, Kansas, formerly of Seward, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at her McCrite Plaza home. She was born in Eustis to William J. and Olga B. (Lohmeyer Werth) Ringenberg.

In 1947, she married Gilbert R. Heine at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lexington.

Preceding her in death are her husband; her only son, William; a brother, Willard; and a nephew, Steven. Survivors include her daughter, Kathleen (Dennis) Hintz; daughter-in-law, Melinda Heine; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Herbert (Evelyn) Ringenberg; and sisters-in-law, Shirley Heine and Twila Smith.

A funeral service was March 2 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Topeka. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at Hillside Lutheran Cemetery in Dawson County. Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington. Memorials contributions are suggested to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 901 SW Fillmore, Topeka, KS 66606 or Martin Luther Grammar School at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1325 Burton St., Sheridan, WY 82801. Condolences may be left for the family at


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