Laura HeitmeyerIn Loving Memory…

Laura L. Heitmeyer

Laura LaVerne Heitmeyer, 81, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Cedarhurst Senior Living.

She was born May 15, 1939, in Mexico, MO, a daughter of the late Glen and Helen (Brown) Mutti. On May 27, 1962, in Paris, MO, she married Robert Lyle “Bob” Heitmeyer, who survives.

Laura was a 1957 graduate of Paris High School in Paris, MO. She received her bachelors and masters degrees from MU and was a lifelong MU fan. She began her teaching career in Monroe City, and taught in many schools throughout Missouri including 13 years at Broadway Presbyterian Pre-School in Sedalia, touching the lives of many students.

She was a member of Broadway Presbyterian Church and Sorosis. She enjoyed reading.

In addition to her husband, Bob, she is survived by three children, James Robert Heitmeyer (Maile), of Hawaii, Richard Heitmeyer (Missie), of Sedalia, and Sallie Koenig (Grant), of San Diego, CA; two sisters, Susan Woodard and Martha Ryan; and five grandchildren, Benjamin Koenig, Piper Koenig, Nathaniel Koenig, Layla Heitmeyer and Lexi Heitmeyer.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Heckart Funeral Home with Reverend Rob Hughes officiating. Honorary bearers will be her grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service.

Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Broadway Presbyterian Pre-School in care of Heckart Funeral Home.


9 Responses

  1. I’m so sorry to hear of Laura’s passing. She and I worked together years ago at the Bothwell Hospital Gift Shop and I always looked forward to our scheduled evening. She was a delighful lady and always loved to talk about her children and grandchildren. Please accept my heartfelt condolences and know that I am just one more person that she brought joy to in her life.

  2. So very sorry to hear of Laura’s passing. Our prayers and deepest sympathy to the family.

  3. We were so sorry to learn of Laura’s passing. She will be remembered as such a nice lady. Sympathy and prayers to Bob and the family. Betty & Jack Blackwell

  4. My prayers and deepest sympathy to the family. I remember the Heitmeyer family from church. Wonderful, loving family.

  5. I was so surprised to hear of Laura’s passing. I always enjoyed visiting with her and we had such a good time talking about you girls!

  6. I am very sad to learn of Laura’s passing. Precious lady. My condolences to Bob and all the family.

  7. My condolences to the family during this very difficult time, sending my thoughts and prayers!

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