Melinda Ann Hein
Melinda Ann Hein
  • December 24, 1954 - August 27, 2016
  • Davenport, Washington

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Passed away August 27, 2016 in Spokane, WA her home Davenport, WA. Melinda was born December 24, 1954 in Spokane, WA to Donald and K. Ilene Hein. She grew up in Davenport and attended school in Davenport graduating in 1973, she went on to EWSC (now EWU) and graduated in 1977 with her teaching degree. Melinda was a Special Ed teacher in the Wilbur-Creston school district for 30 years. After retiring she became a substitute teacher for Davenport school district and also became part of the football program and she was given the title "Football Mom" to all the players, she also assisted with Ben with many other school activities. She was a lifetime member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and was involved in 4-H while in school in Davenport. Melinda is survived by her son Benjamin, mother Ilene Hein, five brothers Gene (Roberta) Hein, Charlie (Ginny) Hein, Tony Hein, Tim Hein and Gerry Hein along with her sister Leona (Phil) Carr and two nephews Erich (Janelle) and Greg, and Great nephew George Hein. She is preceded in death by her father Donald Hein. A Vigil service will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Immaculate Catholic Church, Davenport, WA. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM with Father Roy Floch, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery, Davenport, WA. Family suggests memorials may be made to Foundation for Davenport School, %Ryan Janke, PO Box 129, Davenport, WA 99122 in Melinda's name. Please sign the online guestbook at STRATE FUNERAL HOME, DAVENPORT, WA is caring for the Hein family.