Myron J. Heimer, 66

Published 11:11 am Thursday, October 6, 2011

Myron J. Heimer, 66, of Wabasha, formerly of Rose Creek and Austin, died Oct. 4, 2011, in Wabasha.

Myron Heimer

He was born Nov. 18, 1944, in Austin, the son of Henry and Barbara (Kasel) Heimer. He graduated from Pacelli High School and attended college in Austin. He worked at IBM in Rochester for 30 years, retiring in 1995. He married Peggy Askerud Dec. 28, 1978, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Myron enjoyed photography and aviation. He loved to travel, tell jokes, read the newspaper and fish on the river. Peggy and his children and grandchildren were a joy to him, and he will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Myron is survived by wife, Peggy Heimer, Wabasha, Minn.; children and spouses, Mark Heimer, Rose Creek, Todd Heimer, Forest Lake, Minn., Susan and Jared Heimer, Elkton, Minn., Lonna and Matt Daniels, Burnsville, Minn., Mike and Kiyomi Helland, Apple Valley, Minn., Chris and Jennifer Heimer, Mankato, Minn., Jessie Heimer, New York City; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, MaryAnn and Gene Skadberg, Grand Marais, Minn.; nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at the Abbott Funeral Home in Wabasha with the Rev. Milo Ernster officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 9am until the time of service. The Abbott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.