In memoriam

2.12.21 Issue

Patricia Heithoff Linn passed away on Jan. 12, 2021 at age 69 at UT Southwestern Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Services were held on Jan. 15, 2021 at Beth El Cemetery and officiated by Rabbi Steven Abraham and Hazzan Michael Krausman.

She is survived by her mother; husband, Michael; son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Maria, and daughter, Sarah; grandchildren: Ari and Amelia; siblings Bill and Deb Heithoff, Mark Heithoff, John and Jenny Heithoff, Gloria and Paul Ludwig and Paula and Alan Wittrock; many nieces and nephews, great as well, a large extended family and many, many friends and colleagues.

Pat was born in Carroll, Iowa on Feb. 25, 1951. She was the daughter of Margaret and Eugene Heithoff. Pat spent her childhood in Templeton, Iowa and graduated from St. Joseph School of Nursing and Creighton University in Omaha. In addition to her nursing degree, she earned a B.A. degree in gerontology and business.

She had a varied professional career that included a mobile Red Cross blood van, operating an overseas immunization clinic for Douglas County, and management positions at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, High Desert Medical Facility in Lancaster, California; Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky; Crista Santa Rosa, San Antonio; and JPS Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Pat was dedicated to the care and well-being of others.

While living in Omaha, the Linn family were active members of Beth El Synagogue.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma society.