Elizabeth Ruth Heyen, age 84, passed away April 5, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. Beth was born October 9, 1929 in Kansas City, Kansas to Charles & Pearl Shanklin. Betty worked for years as a surgical nurse while living in Durango, Colorado. She and Wilfred moved to Wickenburg, Az. 4 years ago. She is survived by her husband Wilfred of Wickenburg and daughter & son-in-law Terri & Greg Whelan and son & daughter-in-law Roger & Karen Heyen. Family services will be held at a later date.