Hilde and Walter Heyman Scholarship Endowment
Hilde and Walter Heyman, both of Jewish origin, were born and raised in Germany. Married in 1935, the young couple fled Nazi Germany for the United States, arriving in New York. They traveled to Detroit, and Mr. Heyman eventually worked at Heavenrich department store in Saginaw. He retired from the business in 1974. Mrs. Heyman worked for Jacobson’s and Winkelman’s department stores in Saginaw before retiring. Mr. Heyman died in 1993, and Mrs. Heyman established the endowment in his memory. She passed away in 2011.