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Heather Elizabeth Tomlinson

Obituary Information

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Date: Thursday,
August 23, 2018

Time: 1:00 P.M.

Location: Grandview Cemetery
Austin, Minnesota


Grandview Cemetery
Austin, Minnesota



Heather E. Tomlinson, age 48 of Austin, Minnesota died peacefully Saturday, February 10, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. Heather Elizabeth Dombrock was born August 23, 1969 in Austin, Minnesota to Craig and Joann (Shatek) Dombrock. She graduated from Austin High School with the Class of 1987. She attended Riverland Community College where she studied occupational therapy, and earned her degree in cosmetology.  Heather continued her education at Winona State University where she studied criminal justice and psychology. She worked in catering at St. Mary’s College in Winona, and enjoyed being part of the wait staff at Victoria’s in Rochester. She loved her work as a paraprofessional at the Hawthorne Education Center in Rochester. She was a member at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester Heather lived in Rochester for the past 10 years before returning to Austin. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, astrology and reading crime novels. She was an animal lover. She was a member of the Goodview Activity Group; she was chaired Miss Winona and Miss Goodview in pageants. Heather will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her daughter, Grace Tomlinson of Rochester; son, Jake Dombrock of Rochester; her parents Craig and Joann Dombrock of Austin; one grandchild Rahja; and close friends Tammy and Will Davenport of Austin. Heather is preceded in death by her grandparents Douglas and Elizabeth Shatek and Marie and Leroy Dombrock.

Graveside service will be at Grandview Cemetery in Austin on August 23, 2018 at 1:00p.m.  Services prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home in Austin.


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