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Cheryl Heffernon

Cheryl Eileen Heffernon, age 80, of Iola, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly May 21, 2024, at her residence. Cheryl was born June 17, 1943, in Denver, Colorado, to George T. Kearns and Helen J. (Core) Kearns.

Cheryl graduated high school and then attended beauty college, where she received a degree in cosmetology. She worked as a beautician and nail technician for 60+ years. She opened The Hair Gallery in Iola in 1985 and later sold the business, but continued to work there until 2008.

Cheryl and Stanley Lee Heffernon were married June 15, 1965, in Aurora, Colorado. They later made their home on a farm west of Iola.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.

Cheryl is survived by daughter, Sandra Heffernon; her two children, Dustin Koch and Cheyenne Koch; son, Craig Heffernon; his two children, Lane and Laura; and brother, Gerald Kearns.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorials are suggested to the Cheryl Heffernon Memorial Fund, and checks are to be made payable to Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US Highway 54, Iola, Kansas.

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