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In Loving Memory

Heitert, James L.

James L. Heitert, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Thursday, October 13, 2022.  Beloved husband of Carolyn Sue Heitert (nee: Foell), dear father of Michelle (David) Burkett, Mary Pliska, Melissa (Craig) Hoerstkamp, Mathew (Angela) Heitert, Margaret Mauer, and Martha Heitert; dear grandfather of 12;  dear great-grandfather of 7; dear brother of Joanne Walley, Eileen (Rick) Weber, Jacque (Jack) Riley, Dick (Vickie) Heitert, Mary (Ray) Mangrich, Tom Heitert, and the late Janet Claire Heitert; dear uncle, cousin, and friend to many.

James was born in St. Louis. He graduated from Chaminade High School, then went on to receive a degree in electrical engineering and his Masters from Saint Louis University. James spent his career as an electrical engineer/ computer programmer for McDonald Douglas assisting with deciphering data for NASA’s space program. James also worked for SSM Data Center for many years before retiring in August of 1996 to spend the rest of his life with family.

SERVICES:  Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, on Tuesday, October 18 from 5pm until 7pm.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Justin the Martyr Catholic Church on Wednesday, October 19 at 10am.  Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to the Autism Society of America.


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