Tribute: Anona Margaret Heimbigner
Last updated 9/2/2018 at 4:22pm
Anona Margaret Heimbigner passed away July 2, 2018, four months shy of her 105th birthday. Born in Eureka, Kan. on November 12, 1913 to Mary Margaret Cole and Roy Miller Wilson, she was the eldest sibling to brother Clair and sister Mariana.
She grew up in Great Bend, Kan., where her father worked as an electrician bringing electricity to the city and surrounding area. Graduating in 1931, she completed her first two years of college at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan. studying art. With the help of her uncle, who was a professor at Washington State College (now a university) in P...