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Robert Louis Heiliger
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Robert Louis Heiliger, age 91, passed away on August 19, 2017 after a short illness. He was born on August 9, 1926 in Hinton, OK to Louis & Helen Ray Heiliger. Bob graduated from Hinton High School in 1943. He was a WW2 Army veteran, serving in the Philippines. He married the love of his life, Wanda Hacker on October 20, 1951 and together they raised 7 children. He attended Cameron University, as well as Oklahoma State University receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science. He went on to receive a Master’s of Education degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. Bob was an educator throughout his life serving as a VO-AG teacher in Carrier, OK raising his own champion hogs and sheep. He later taught math and science in Wakita, OK and served as the Pernell School Superintendent, finishing his career as a Counselor at Putnam City High School. Bob was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a man with a strong faith and generous spirit, who lived his life with honesty and integrity. He loved to spend time with his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his two sisters, Elsie Mae Glosemeyer and Judy Walker. Bob is survived by his brother Lawrence Heiliger of Tulsa and his children Sue Preston (Sonny), Rob Heiliger (Debbie), Ray Heiliger (Karen), Lynda Columbus, Joy Lee (Todd), Roy Heiliger (Stephanie), and Roger Heiliger (Kelley), as well as 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 23 from 1-8 at McNeil’s Funeral Service in Mustang, OK with family present from 6-8pm. Funeral services will be Thursday, 1pm, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mustang with interment following in Hinton at 3:30. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to the Holy Spirit Catholic Church Building Fund or the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma.

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1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
McNeil's Funeral Service

525 West Highway 152
PO Box 1616
Mustang, OK 73064

family will be here to greet from 6pm-8pm





1:00 PM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church

1100 N. Sara Road
Mustang, OK 73064


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