Peacefully passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Grand River Hospital, at the age of 70 years.
Beloved husband of Carol (Wilkie) Heimpel for 48 years. Dear father of Melissa and Jody Leis, Anton and Julie Heimpel, and Tammy Heimpel, all of Elmira. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Carter and Brevin Leis, and Sean, Erik and Lucas Heimpel. Brother of Lewis (Sheila), Joyce (Cornel) DeWit, Ken (Gertie), Kathryn (George) Stickney, Claire (Carl) Doerbecker, Rose (Ken) Metzger, Janet Waito, and Fred (Melissa). Fondly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, and their families.
Predeceased by his parents Walter and Eva (Schott) Heimpel.
Murray was very active in the Optimist Club of Elmira, and loved gardening and working with his hands.
At Murray’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral home visitation or funeral service. A gathering will be held at a later date.
In his memory, donations to London Health Sciences Centre, Multi-Organ Transplant Program, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
London Health Sciences Centre, Multi-Organ Transplant Program
339 Windermere Road
London, ON N6A 5A5 lhsf.ca (specify Other - Multi Organ Transplant Program)
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.