Wednesday, November 14th, 2007
Deborah Heil, 58, 503 W. German St., New Knoxville, died at 6:15 p.m. Nov. 12, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born May 24, 1949, in Celina, to John and Wilma Brodbeck Heil, who survive in St. Marys.
Other survivors are a brother, Bruce, West Chester; and two sisters, Pam (Fred) Scheer and Amy (Bill) Lauth, all of St. Marys.
Deceased are three brothers, Mark, Ted and Steven.
She was a teacher in her 37th year at the New Knoxville School District, where she taught first- and third-grade students. She was a 1967 graduate of Memorial High School, St. Marys, and a 1971 graduate of The Ohio State University, Columbus, where she earned a master's degree. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, St. Marys.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. David A. Williams officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the New Knoxville school.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the school.
Condolences can be made at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.