Violette F. H. Plocher Heim

Violette F. H. Plocher Heim, age 93 of Highland, IL, died Thursday, November 26, 2015, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.

She was born on Thursday, July 13, 1922, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Robert and Helen (nee Paris) Kaufmann.

She married Laverne T. Plocher who passed away, January 16, 1945.

On, August 30, 1952, she married Millard M. Heim who passed away, September 04, 2004.

Born at Highland, IL; Violette graduated from Highland High School in 1940. After marriage she reared family. She was very proud of her children and grandchildren. She owned and operated Violette Heim Infantware & Manufacturing sewing custom dresses for Women’s Exchange in St. Louis, Chicago and New York, NY. She had sewn dresses for women all over the country; themed children’s dresses for sports’ figures; young girls to present flowers to the Queen of England. Her dresses have been past down for generations of families. Mrs. Heim was a very giving person; she always remembered, with gifts, birthdays/Christmas/Holidays/special events. She always saw the good in people; she always took care of people.

Gary was reared by Violette as a son after his mother Clara (wife of Len) Heim, nee Frank, drown in 1955.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Nancy L. Ronat, Waterloo, IL
Daughter – Sharon J. Plocher, Williamsburg, VA
Son – Gary W. (Brenda) Heim, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Brian S. (Deborah) Ronat, Waterloo, IL
Grandchild – Brandon B. Heim, Jacksonville, IL
Grandchild – Lauren R. Heim, Saint Louis, MO
Great Grandchild – Kyle S. Ronat, Waterloo, IL
Great Grandchild – Kailee E. Ronat, Waterloo, IL
Great Grandchild – Lexus Heim, Jacksonville, IL.

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Robert Kaufmann
Mother – Helen Kaufmann (nee Paris)
1st Husband – Laverne T. Plocher (died 01/16/1945)
Husband – Millard M. Heim (died 09/04/2004)
Brother – Melvin “Mel” Kaufmann
Sister – Pearl F. Schwyzer (died 10/16/1989)
Brother – Julius R. Kaufmann (died 06/14/1996).

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral service will be at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL., with Rev. Christopher W. Hill, Senior Pastor, Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland, IL, officiating.

Interment will be at Hug Cemetery in Millersburg, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mooseheart; Pug Rescue or Donor’s Choice.

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249
618-654-2133

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