The funeral for Gloria Marie Heidemann will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in the Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel, with Chaplain Don Burris officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home.
Gloria was born Aug. 9, 1933, to Roland and Edith (Lambert) Bissonette and passed away April 6, 2017.
Gloria was raised in Leominster, Mass., and attended grade school at St. Leo's and graduated from St. Bernard's High School in Pittsburg, Mass.
On Oct. 21, 1967, she married Bruce Heidemann in Ayer, Mass. The couple moved around the world wherever the military took them. Gloria was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She worked as a secretary at Foster Grant after graduating high school and then worked as a proofer at the local newspaper office in Wisconsin.
After retirement the couple moved to Shady Point, Okla.; Biloxi, Mass.; then in 2002 eventually settled down in Enid, Okla., to be near family.
She enjoyed many hobbies including knitting, reading true crime books, playing solitaire, watching favorite TV shows such as "Cops," "1st 48hours," "Judge Judy" and other true crime shows. She loved the casino and traveling the country with her husband. She loved spending time with her family and was a dedicated sister, mother, and grandmother.
Gloria is survived by daughter, Lori Neigenfind and husband, Jim; sons, Tony Oteri; David Heidemann; Duane Heidemann and wife, Jane; Dana Heidemann and wife, Theresa; Chris Bunner and wife, Melisa; great-grandson, Jacob Bunner; sister, Libby Lamendola and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded by her parents, husband, two sisters and three brothers.
Memorials may be made to Ross Hospice with the Funeral Home acting as custodians of the fund.
Condolences may be made online at www.enidwecare.com
Published on April 8, 2017