Obituary: David A. Heimbach

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — David A. Heimbach went to live with his Lord on March 1, 2019.

David Heimbach

David was born in Pottstown, Pa., and graduated from high school in 1951. He served in the Army from 1954-1956.

Dave married Pauline Peterson. In 1990 he and Pauline moved to Albuquerque.

Dave worked in Task Force 7 in Los Alamos, N.M., until his retirement in 1990. After retirement, David worked as a consultant and contract employee for the national lab in Los Alamos.

Dave enjoyed traveling and went on many cruises with family and friends. He married Joan Heimbach in 2011.

David is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Mabel Heimbach; brother, James Heimbach; and his first wife, Pauline Heimbach. He is survived by his brother, Melvin Heimbach; sister, Mary Slifer; niece, Robyn (Lee) Holland and their daughter Sommer Holland; nephew, Richard (Sue) Slifer; wife, Joan Heimbach, and her children, Paula (Mark) LeDoux, Nathan Kluhsman and Mark Kluhsman; and grandchildren, Samuel and Nicholas LeDoux.

Visitation took place on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Sara Road Chapel, 4310 Sara Road, Rio Rancho, N.M. Memorial service will be held at All Saints Lutheran Church, 4800 All Saints Road NW, Albuquerque, N.M., on the corner of Coors and Paseo Del Norte.

A celebration of life will be held at The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho at a later date. In lieu of flowers, give a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Sara Chapel

4310 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124