JoAnne Marie Heinig

JoAnne was born on May 6, 1941, in Woodland, Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Grant and Ruth (Brock) Blood, her husband of 63 years, Edward Heinig, her sisters Joyce (Southgate) Blood, Bonnie (Pennington) Blood and her brother Daryll Blood. JoAnne passed away August 3, 2022, at the age of 81 in her home surrounded by loved ones.
JoAnne attended Grand Ledge High School where she played basketball. She was a dedicated baptized Christian of Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1957. She enjoyed painting, gardening, traveling and most of all cooking. She was an awesome cook and loved to host many family gatherings. Anyone that met her loved her, as she had many fine qualities, the most prominent of which was kindness. She was a dedicated mother of four children, Deborah/Krystal Heinig-Fraenig of South Lyon, Michigan, Steve (Kim) Heinig of Charlotte, Michigan, Laury Heinig of Lansing, Michigan and Brian (Nicole) Heinig of Eaton Rapids, Michigan. She had ten grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. She is survived by three siblings, Grant Michael (Patricia) Blood, Cathy (Halsey) Blood, and Paulette (Wolfington) Blood, and her four children.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2730 Delta River Drive, Lansing, Michigan 48906. For those not able to attend in person, a Zoom link will be provided to the local congregation or by personal invitation. To share memories or leave condolences please visit