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Elizabeth J. Heim
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Dr. Kenneth Jarvis.
Music provided by: Joy Davis - pianist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Dan Heim, David Heim, Aaron Heim, Wyatt Facendini, Alan Adam and Terry Newland. Honorary pallbearers: Michelle Heim, Laverne O'brecht, Daryl Eskew, Gary Heim and Archie O'brecht.
Elizabeth Janet (Adam) Heim passed away at 7:56 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. After graduating from Neosho High School in 1931, Elizabeth moved to the Vandalia area and worked for six years at the Ely Walker Garment Factory. She then married Wendell Heim and became a full-time homemaker on the family farm north of Middletown. Elizabeth was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia and had been active with the Audrain County Young Farmers Association. She enjoyed crafts, gardening, cooking, feeding and watching her birds and yard work.
Born: April 11, 1913 in Crete, Illinois the daughter of David and Mary Ann (Muirhead) Adam.
Married: Wendell Lemon Heim on March 15, 1941 in St. Louis, Missouri; he preceded her in death on October 9, 2001.
Survivors include: two sons: Norman M. and wife, Jane Heim of rural Middletown, Missouri; Anthony M. and wife, Mary Ann Heim of rural Middletown, Missouri; four grandchildren: Dan and wife, Brianna Heim of Port Byron, Illinois; David and wife, Dana Heim of Avon, Indiana; Michelle Heim of St. Charles, Missouri and Aaron and wife, Jennifer Heim of Mexico, Missouri; seven great-grandchildren: Nathan, Trenton and Kirsten Heim of Avon, Indiana; Kaitlyn and Addison Heim of Mexico, Missouri; Alaina and Colton Heim of Port Byron, Illinois; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: husband, Wendell; two brothers: Andrew Adam and William Adam; two sisters: Nell Adam and Nan Adam.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the First Presbyterian Church, P O Box 249, Vandalia, Missouri 63382 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in care of Waters Funeral Home, P O Box 84, Vandalia, MO 63382.
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