Maryrose Heller

          Maryrose Heller, 66, of Fond du Lac, died suddenly after a short battle with cancer on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at her residence. She was born July 7, 1946, in Oshkosh, the daughter of Joseph and Florence Roberts Kempinger. She was a 1964 graduate of Horace Mann High School in North Fond du Lac. On June 10, 1989, she married Howard A. Heller at St. John’s Church in the Town of Nekimi. Maryrose was formerly employed at Oshkosh B’Gosh, Miles Kimball, and currently at T.J. Max.

          She is survived by her husband, Howard, a daughter, Lori (Dan) Bellmer of Fond du Lac, a granddaughter, Mindy Bellmer of Fond du Lac, and a great-grandson, Adrian Bellmer, also of Fond du Lac, a brother, Mike (Shirley) Kempinger of Van Dyne, two brothers-in-law, Leroy (Jan) Heller of Hancock, WI, Orville (Katie) Heller of Fond du Lac, a sister-in-law, Karen Koplitz of Oshkosh, and nieces and nephews. Her parents preceded her in death. She was anxiously awaiting the birth of her twin great-granddaughters.

          Per Maryrose’s wishes, a private committal service for her cremated remains will be held at St. John’s of Nekimi parish cemetery. Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at



The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of

Agnesian Hospice Hope and the girls at

T.J. Maxx for their care and compassion that was extended to

Maryrose and her family.