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Lawrence Heimer

d. April 19, 2011


Lawrence Franklin Heimer, age 77, of Wyaconda, MO, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the Scotland Co. Memorial Hospital in Memphis, MO.

Lawrence was born December 10, 1933 near Luray, MO, a son of Charles Henry and Rhoda Phillips Heimer.

He married Vada Irene Moss on November 21, 1952, and they were the parents of five children. He married Peggy Marie Potts on April 14, 1995. She preceded him in death on June 15, 2001.

Survivors include five children: Charles Heimer and Maxine Heimer, both of St. Louis, MO, Ray Heimer and Leona Edwards of Kahoka, MO, Betty and David Armstrong of Eldon, IA, and Rosie Roberts of Kahoka, MO; four step-children and their families: Leslie Jean Gishwiller of Joplin, MO, Vickie Walker of Carthage, IL, David Johnston of Maywood, MO and Joseph Campbell of Laramie, KS; fourteen grandchildren: Tyler Heimer, William Edwards, Britney Heimer, Tasha Snelling, Thomas Heimer, Sabrina Heimer, Lucas Armstrong, Jerry Roberts, Destany Roberts, Lloyd Woodson, Dale Darlin, Joshua Darlin, Timothy Darlin and Lisa Hall; four great-grandchildren including Ariana and David Edwards; two sisters, LaFern Gipe and Rovene (Mrs. Forrest) Moss, both of Kahoka, MO; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William Heimer.

Lawrence was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church south of Kahoka. He was self-employed in the salvage business. It was his life and he enjoyed hard work. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Friday, April 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Combs Cemetery in Luray, MO with Pastor Mark Boley officiating.

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