Basketball court, memorial bench in place
October 13, 2021
The first phase for a new park has been completed south of the Ipswich Athletic Complex.
A new basketball court has been completed. A memorial bench in honor of Julie (Heinz) Johnson has been placed beside the court recently.
Julie, a 1983 IHS graduate, passed away on June 13, 2019 after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer. She is the daughter of Cletus and Ella Heinz.
The Heinz family was discussing how to do a memorial for Julie here in their hometown. Of course, with her basketball career in both playing and coaching the sport, an outdoor court would be the perfect place to fo...