John M. Heimerl, February 21, 1932 - December 22, 2018

John M. Heimerl
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John Marvin Heimerl of Chippewa Falls, 86, passed quietly in his sleep Sunday, 23 December, 2018 at The Classic in Altoona, Wisconsin.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Carol (Lee); his daughter Doreen (Stansbury) and her husband Randy; his son Jon-Louis and his wife Kathy; his son Steven and his wife Deborah, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

 John was born and raised in Athens, Wisconsin to Marvin and Martha Heimerl. He served three years in the Army with Military Intelligence during the Korean Conflict. John graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 1956.

He worked for the State of Wisconsin for 32 years before retiring in 1987. John enjoyed traveling, and was an accomplished artist. He had a passion for learning, movies, history, cooking, and having people pull his finger.

 No visitation or public services are being held at this time. Please send donations to Parkinson's research in lieu of flowers.

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Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Eau Claire is assisting the family with the arrangements.


  1. Aemi Ahneman Thompson December 29, 2018

    Hello Doreen, I happened to be in town to see your dads announcement. I just wanted to offer my sympathies to all your family. The loss of a parent is rough I know with the family by your side you will be ok. Aemi.