Sharon E. Heim, 79
March 1, 1939-Aug. 17, 2018
Sharon E. Heim, 79, of St. Cloud, died Aug. 17 at her home. Her funeral was held Aug. 17 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. The Rev. Tim Baltes officiated. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Heim was born March 1, 1939 in St. Cloud to Kenneth and Lucille (Hengel) Gordon. She married David A. Heim on Aug. 22, 1959 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. She lived in Sartell and later St. Cloud all of her life. Heim was a beautician and later a bookkeeper for many years. She was a Charter Member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where she was a Eucharistic Minister, and St. Monica’s Christian Women.
Heim loved traveling, gardening, sewing and crafting. The most important things in her life were her family and her Catholic faith. She will be remembered for her unwavering optimism and her sense of humor.
Survivors include her husband David; children: Debbie Spaniol (Joe), Sartell, Daniel Heim (Sue), Sartell, Bob Heim (Deb), Sartell, Jerry Heim, Sartell, Beth Lange (Brian), Upsala; grandchildren: Bridget Brackin (Ryan), Mary Spaniol, Patrick Spaniol, Annie Burns (Mac), Michael Heim, Zachary Heim, Nathan Heim, Emma Heim and Jessi Lange; great-grandchildren: Connor and Madeline Brackin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters Marla Nagel, Diane Bell and an infant sister.
Memorials are preferred to St. Francis Xavier Grade School.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.