Milton C. Heim, age 89 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, April 08, 2015, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Highland, IL.
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, Illinois.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, April 09, 2015, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM, on Friday, April 10, 2015, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, April 10, 2015, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Father Pat G. Jakel officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made as Masses of a Charily of Donor’s Choice.
He was born September 10, 1925, in Highland, IL, the son of John R. and Rose (nee Voegele) Heim.
On May 11, 1950, he married Lucille Catherine Meskil who passed away on Wednesday, April 01, 2015.
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. He was also a member of Teamsters Local 525 – Alton, IL; American Legion Post 439.
Mr. Heim was born east of Highland on St. Rose Road and lived there for six months. He then moved to St. Morgan (South of Highland), until his marriage. He graduated from St. Paul High School in 1944.On October 2, 1946, he joined the US Air Force at Scott Air Force Base with duty in Japan. On October 6, 1949 he was honorably discharged at Chanute Air Force Base as a Staff Sergeant.For three years, he worked at the Highland Box Board and for nine and a half years at Highland Supply.He then worked for the State of Illinois for 29 years, until retiring in 1990. In his retirement, he worked as a crossing guard at Highland Elementary School for over 14 years. He enjoyed gardening and travelling with the Square Dance group, the Highland Squares, for over 35 years.
Survivors include :
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
Grandchildren – 21 Grandchildren
Great Grandchildren – 26 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by:
Father – John Robert Heim
Mother – Rose (nee Voegele) Heim
Wife – Lucille C. Heim nee Meskil (Died 4/1/2015)
Daughter – Marsha Lynn Heim (Died 6/4/1958-stillborn)
Brother – John Heim (Twin)
Brother – Clarence Heim
Brother – Orville Heim
Brother – Herbert Heim (Died 11/8/2004)
Sister – Olga Heim
Sister – Lenore Mersinger
Sister – Marian A. Seefeldt (Twin) Died 8/19/2005
Brother – Leonard Heim
Granddaughter – Natasha R. Schleper (Died 6/13/1983)
Great Grandson – Raymond T. Miller (Died 2/2/2014)
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249