Elda Heiniger

Elda Heiniger, 103, of Morton passed away peacefully on Friday, June 14, 2019 at her home at The Villas of Holly Brook in Morton. She was compassionately cared for by the Holly Brook staff and Hospice Compassus.

Elda was born October 21, 1915, the daughter of Benjamin and Emma (Steiner) Heiniger.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters, including her triplet sisters, Elma and Elsa.

Elda was a long-time bookkeeper and office manager for her brother’s business, Heiniger Motor Company.

She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Peoria and also often attended the Apostolic Christian Church in Morton.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, with Pastor Ritch Boerckel officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00-10:45 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Restmor, 1500 Parkside Ave. Morton, IL 61550, or Apostolic Christian LifePoints, 2125 Veterans Rd. Morton, IL 61550.