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Jacob Heimbigner

  • Birth 17 Feb 1892 Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, USA
  • Death 2 Feb 1962 Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 40700335

Ritzville Journal-Times, Thursday, February 8, 1962

Services Held for Heimbigner Here Monday
Funeral services for Jacob (Jake) Heimbigner, 69, a custodian and caretaker in the Ritzville school district for 28 years, were held Monday at the chapel of the Danekas Funeral Home.
Heimbigner died Friday of cancer at the Adams County Memorial hospital. He had been ill since July 9, 1961.
Rev. R. W. Rieger officiated at the service. Interment was at the Ritzville Memorial cemetery.
Pallbearers were Clarence Heimbigner, Elmer Gettmann, Alfred
Greenwalt, Herman Heimbigner, Victor Hoersch and Eugene Weber. Honorary pallbearers were Rudolph Koch, Jack Knox, Lloyd Kinzel, Geven Silvers, Lavine Thaut and Jake Ottmar.
He was born to Andrew and Katherine Heimbigner Feb. 17, 1892, at Walla Walla.
Heimbigner came to Adams county at the age of 2 with his parents. They homesteaded 12-1/2 miles northwest of Ritzville. He attended school at Odessa and later married Lydia Weber on Dec. 9, 1913.
Heimbigner went to work for the school district in 1933 and held his position until he became ill last summer.
Survivors are his wife at the home at 405 South Chelan; five sons, Eldon of Ephrata, Walter and Ivan of Ritzville, Martin of Spokane, and Richard of Moses Lake; three daughters, Mrs. Howard Telecky and Mrs Cliff Ahern of Ritzville and Mrs. Winston Davis of Spokane and 21 grandchildren.
Also surviving are one brother, Henry Heimbigner of Ritzville and a sister, Mrs. Henry Gettmann of Odessa.

Thank you Sue Gardner for this transcription.



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  • Created by: Scott Bolliger
  • Added: 15 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40700335
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Heimbigner (17 Feb 1892–2 Feb 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40700335, citing Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Scott Bolliger (contributor 46935216) .