Funeral services for Alta L. “Dot” Heilig, 87, Mt. View, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 1, 2016, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains with Brother Bill Bales officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
She was born the daughter of the late Walter McClure and Albertine Keifer McClure, on April 28, 1928 in Perry County, Missouri and died March 25, 2016 in Mountain View, Missouri.
She was united in marriage October 3, 1944 in Blytheville, Arkansas to Casper Heilig, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by four children, Casper O. Heilig and wife Connie, Mtn. View, Missouri, Ellen Andrzejczyk of Pomona, Missouri, Cathy Heilig of Gulf Port, Mississippi, and Chris Heilig, Rolla, Missouri; two sisters, Betty Heilig, state of Illinois and Deloris Weiss, St. Louis, Missouri; one brother, Cecil McClure, St. Louis, Missouri; ten grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren, and thirteen great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two sons, Robert and Ray Heilig; two sisters, Ethel Staffen and Monica Holiday, and five brothers, Charles, Joseph, Calvin, Leroy, and Marvin McClure, and one granddaughter, Journey Andrzejczyk.
She worked all her life. Her last place of employment was at Ramada Inn in West Plains, Missouri. Her love was the outdoors. She loved to grow her own vegetables and also enjoyed her flowers. She was an avid bird watcher and watching all the wildlife. She enjoyed spending time with all of her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Most importantly she had a strong belief in God.
Family visitation will be Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.