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Wilmer W. Steinheimer, Jr.

Wilmer W. Steinheimer, Jr.

Wilmer William Steinheimer, Jr, 69, of Lenzburg IL, born July 16, 1952, in Red Bud, IL, passed away on Thursday May 19, 2022, at his residence. After attending New Athens District High School, he went on to graduate from Bailey Technical School in St. Louis, MO.  He was a certified Honda Motorcycle mechanic. He worked at different area shops, spending the majority of his career at Meyer Cycle Sales in Percy, IL. After retiring, he continued to work on and restore motorcycles at home. He was a life-long motorcycle enthusiast which included racing them in his youth.  Wilmer was a champion trap shooter, winning the 1984 Grand American Clay Target Championship.   He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He was a lifelong member of Holy Ghost United Church of Christ in Darmstadt, IL and former member of the Progressive Grange and St Clair County Farm Bureau.

Mr. Steinheimer was preceded in death by his parents – Wilmer and Lillian (Schopfer) Steinheimer, Sr.

Wilmer is survived by four brothers – Steven Steinheimer of Lenzburg, IL, Randy (Debbie) Steinheimer of Aurora, IL, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Steinheimer of Godfrey, IL, Craig Steinheimer of Lenzburg, IL, one nephew – Nathan (Carolyn) Steinheimer and their children – Stella and Jack, all of Vernon Hills, IL, and one niece – Sasha Steinheimer of Godfrey, IL.

Memorials may be made to Darmstadt Memorial Cemetery, at 2806 Weilmuenster Road, Lenzburg, IL 62255.

Visitation:  Friends may visit with family from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday May 27, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL.

Funeral: services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday May 27, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL with Rev. Tarrah Vaupel officiating.  Interment will follow at Darmstadt Memorial Cemetery in Darmstadt, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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  1. Steve and Kathy Woulfe says:

    So sorry for your loss
    Sending our condolences

  2. Lisa Phelps says:

    My parents, Jerry and JoAnn Ritter, asked me to express their sympathy to the family.

  3. Gary and Jean Beggs says:

    Steven, Randy, Jeffrey and Craig and families:

    We are saddened by the loss of one of our dear school friends. Too many, too soon for this family.
    Know that we have you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Mark Stehl says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Steinheimer family and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

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  1. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Steinheimer family and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

    Reply
  2. Steven, Randy, Jeffrey and Craig and families:

    We are saddened by the loss of one of our dear school friends. Too many, too soon for this family.
    Know that we have you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  3. My parents, Jerry and JoAnn Ritter, asked me to express their sympathy to the family.

    Reply
  4. So sorry for your loss
    Sending our condolences

    Reply

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