Ashley R. Heiting


MENDOTA - Ashley R. Heiting, 31, of Mendota and Rock River Gardens, Sterling, passed away unexpectedly March 31, 2021 at Advocate General Lutheran Hospital, Park Ridge.

Private family graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 8 at Holy Cross Cemetery with Father Peter Pilon officiating. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is assisting the family.

Ashley was born Nov. 27, 1989 in Peru to Joseph and Lisa (Donovan) Heiting.

Survivors include her mother, Lisa Heiting of Mendota; her father, Joseph Heiting of Mendota; one brother, Ryan Heiting of Mendota; her maternal grandparents, Dan and Margie Donovan of Sublette; and her paternal grandparents, Richard and Susan Heiting of Mendota.

Ashley was a 2007 graduate of Rochelle High School. She had beautiful brown sparkling eyes and a beautiful smile. Her laughter was contagious and she was a very talkative and sweet girl.

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