Francis Lorraine Hinshaw

                                                            ┌── Charles Allen Hinshaw
                                                            │    1860-1945 
                            ┌── Clarence Harrison Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1887-1955                  │
                            │                               └── Luria Ellen Pickard
                            │                                    1860-1953 
Francis Lorraine Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1927                     │                               ┌── Charles H. DeMoss
D: 2012                     │                               │
                            └── Bessie Captolia DeMoss ─────┤
                                 1887-1954                  │
                                                            └── Isabelle Rayl
M: Hans H. Heidman

Francis Lorraine Hinshaw     [ID 07771] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Francis Lorraine Hinshaw1,2,3 [Lorraine Hinshaw4,5].

Born Jun 11 1927, Gridley, Butte County, California.1,2,3,5  

She married Hans H. Heidman, Feb 20 1946.1  Hans was born Oct 22 1920.1  


Kris Douglas Heidman, born May 26 1948; married Patricia A. Tanimoto.

Hans died Sep 26 1994.1  

Francis Lorraine Hinshaw died Aug 20 2012, Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital, Gridley, Butte County, California; age 85.5  

Lorraine's obituary was published in the "Gridley Herald" (Gridley, California) on August 25, 2012:5

Lorraine Heidman

A Memorial service will be held on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 9 a.m. at the Gridley Christian Church, 580 Washington Street, Gridley, California, for Lorraine Heidman, 85, of Gridley.  Lorraine passed away on August 20, 2012 at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital in Gridley.  

She was born June 11, 1927 in Gridley, California to Clarence and Bessie Hinshaw.  

Lorraine was a long time resident of Gridley.  She enjoyed quilting.  Loved her family very much, her three grandsons, especially her three granddaughters.  She was a long time member of Christian Church, in Gridley.  

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hans Heidman; three brothers: Elmer Hinshaw, Jimmy Hinshaw, Charles Fuller; and six sisters: Clarabell (Toodie) Campbell, Beryl Cowee, Opal Waters, Velma Graham, Ellen Cooks [sic] and Marie Fuller.  

She is survived by one son Kris (Pat) Heidman, of Gridley, three grandsons: Eric (Lisa) Heidman, of Turlock, Brian Heidman, of Gridley, Jeff (Jessica), of San Jose; three great-granddaughters: Madeline, Jillian and Riley, of Turlock; and one sister Louise Keeling, of Citrus Heights.  

Interment graveside service will be at the Chester Cemetery 1400 Highway 36, Chester, CA 96020, Saturday, September 1, 2012, at 1 p.m.  

Family suggests donations can be made to the Gridley Christian Church.  

Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.


  1. "The Hinshaw Family", an extensive family history manuscript by Heather Hinshaw-Tomas
  2. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
  3. 1930 census, Gridley Township, Butte County, California; roll T626-113, ED 24, page 3A, line #31, dwelling #66, family #67.
  4. Contribution from (private) Hinshaw.
  5. Obituary of Lorraine Heidman; "Gridley Herald", Aug 25 2012;
    United States Obituary Collection;

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