Ervin Heimann, 72, of Snyder passed away Wednesday February 13, 2013 at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. Funeral Mass is 10:30am Monday at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Snyder with Reverend Don Cleary as celebrant. Burial at St. Leo’s Catholic Cemetery. Christian Wake Services will be held 7:00pm Sunday at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Snyder. Visitation 3:00-7:00pm Sunday at the church. Stokely Funeral Home in West Point is in charge of arrangements.
He was born in West Point on October 8, 1940 to Victor and Emma (Wiesen) Heimann. Ervin married Arlene Sellhorst on May 12, 1962. Erv was employed with Danko and Smeal Fire Apparatus Company both of Snyder, NE for over 26 years. He retired from Smeal*s in 2011.
Ervin was a lifetime member of St. Leo*s Catholic Church and a member of the Snyder Rural Fire District Board. He loved to play cards with family and friends and was an avid Husker fan. Erv enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packers. He also loved to listen to polka music.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene, of 50 years, his mother Emma of Dodge, NE; his four children; Lori (LeVoil) Crump of Wylie, TX, Larry (Sonya) Heimann of Chandler, AZ, Patty Sutton of Gretna, NE and Jeff (Michelle) Heimann of Frisco, TX; three sisters; MaryAnn Wordekemper of Omaha, NE, Lorraine (Gilbert) Ortmeier of Dodge, NE and Virgene Retzlaff of Lake of the Hills, IL. He has 5 grandchildren, Emma Crump, Jordan and Taylor Heimann , Jaclyn and Madison Sutton.
He is preceded in death by his father, Victor Heimann and brother-in-law Tom Wordekemper.
Thoughts/Comments shared by others...
From Roland and Audrey Renter in Omaha NE:
Arlene and family
Our Thoughts and prayers are with you
May the Lord comfort you at this most difficult time
Rolly and Audrey
From Liz French Family in Boise, ID:
Arlene and Family Expressing heartfelt sympathy to you and you family at this very difficult time. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
From Cletus and Dorothy Wiesen in Canby, Mn.:
Arlene and family. This is a most difficult time for you and the good Lord will be with you and guide you. We won't be coming to the funeral but will keep you all in our prayers.
Arlene, keep serving those delicious fish, like you served us one time--a little while ago.
From Anthony Wiesen Family in Nevada, Florida, Minnesota, Nebraska:
Arlene and Family Expressing heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
From Theresa (Ridder) Perry in West Point, Nebr.:
I wish to express my sympathy to all of the Heimann family and Wordekemper family for your lost of Ervin and Tom.I will be gone, so I will not be able to attend the funeral.May you find the support you will need at this time.
From Marilyn Sexson and Sons in Johnstown, CO:
Dear Arlene and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May your faith and family give you the strength to endure this sadness.
From Bob and JoAnn Melisaratos (Sellhorst) in Lakewood, Colorado:
Dear Arlene and family so sorry to hear about Erv. He will be remembered in our Prayers. May God keep you strong through this difficult time. God Bless.
From Brian Dunn in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
To Arlene and her family my heart goes out to you in this very difficult time.
From all of your Canadian friends, and there are many, our prayers and thoughts are with you.
From Sharon Sells in Thornton, CO:
Dear Arlene, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May you find peace in knowing he is resting in God's loving arms.
From Mary Sutton in Rising City NE:
Patty, Arlene, and family - you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Trust that God will give you the strength to get through all of this and that he is watching over you all right now.
Love, Mary and Kacy
From David Grace in Huntingdon, PA:
Sympathy to you and you family at this very difficult time. We will keep you in our prayers.
From Dan and Kelly Bliemeister in Cimarron, Kansas:
Arlene and family you are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.
From Hank Tharau in Winsted, CT:
Dear Arlene, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
From Kellie and Rocky Keplinger in Winchester, Virginia:
Arlene, sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family
From Marion (Schlecht) Herzinger in Sun City, AZ:
My sincere sympathy, thoughts and prayers to you and your family at this difficult time.
You have many memories and God's comfort.
From Butch Kreikemeier in Fremont, NE:
Arlene and the whole Heimann, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that you stay strong and remember the good times you had with Ervin. He was always so nice to me whenever I would see him around. Arlene and Lori next time I see you two I owe you a great big hug and my deepest sympathy to you. God has a plan for all of us. Take Care!
From Carol Mitchell in Dallas, TX:
My prayers to all of the Heimann family. May God comfort you in this difficult time.
From Jim Wilkinson - New England Fire Eqpt. and Apparatus in Milford, CT:
Arlene and family - my sincerest sympathy on your loss.
From Mary Heimann Powers in Lincoln,Ne:
Deepest Sympathy to the Heimann family with the loss of
Ervin and Tom.
From Linda Heimann Ross in Denver, Colo:
Our deepest sympathy to the Heimann family on the loss of your loved one.
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