Lucille C. Heim


Lucille C. Heim, age 88, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, April 1, in her home. Funeral services for 88 year-old Lucille C. Heim will be Friday, April 10, at 10:00 a.m., in the St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery also in Highland. Friends may call Thursday, April 9, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Friday, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice or in the form of Masses.

She was born on Friday, October 29, 1926, in Highland, IL, the daughter of William J. and Irene F. (nee Voudrie) Meskil.

On Thursday, May 11, 1950, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL, she married Milton C. Heim who survives.

She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL.

Mrs. Heim was born in Highland and grew up at Wisetown, Bond County, IL. She worked at Deutch Brothers Powdered Egg Factory before her marriage and raised her family. In 1970, she went to work at Arrow Group in Breese and retired in 1989. She enjoyed reading, square dancing, flowers, houseplants, and embroidery. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include:
Husband – Milton C. Heim, Highland, IL
Son – Larry P. (Kathy) Heim, West Frankfort, IL
Daughter – Sandra L. (James) Schleper, Pierron, IL
Daughter – Sharon I. (Thomas) Miller, Highland, IL
Son – Alan C. Heim, Maryland Heights, MO
Daughter – Sheila R. (Patrick) Akers, Ashland, MO
Daughter – Marlene A. (Kenneth) Holtgrave, Aviston, IL
Son – Ronald E. (Sharyn) Heim, Festus, MO
Daughter – Janice L. (Robert) Bugger, Mount Sterling, MO
Son – Roger D. Heim, Highland, IL
Daughter – Brenda S. (Roger) Britsch, Jr., Lebanon, IL
Son – Jeffrey L. Heim, Highland, IL
Brother – Harold (Marilyn) Meskil, Pierron, IL
Brother – Verlin (Karen) Meskil, Keyesport, IL
Sister – Joyce (Larry) Quigley, Greenville, IL
Grandchildren – 21 Grandchildren
Great Grandchildren – 26 Great Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by:
Father – William J. Meskil
Mother – Irene F. Meskil nee Voudrie
Daughter – Marsha L. Heim (Died 6/4/1958-stillborn)
Sister – Olivia Meskil (at age 2 years)
Brother – Wilford Meskil
Brother – William Meskil
Brother – Edgar Meskil
Sister – Delores Blankenship
Sister – Estelle Sidwell
Sister – Shirley Meyer
Brother – Gerald Meskil
Brother – Clifford Meskil
Granddaughter – Natasha R. Schleper
Great Grandson – Raymond T. Miller died 2/2/2014

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249

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