Sharon Kay Heimbach

October 19, 2017

Sharon Kay Heimbach, 76, of Frankfort, passed at 1:40 p.m. October 19, 2017 at her home.  She was born March 2, 1941 in Frankfort, Ind., to Robert G. & Stella P. (Doub) Gumm.  She married Jerry Heimbach on September 4, 1959 in Frankfort and he survives.

Sharon was a proud 1959 graduate of Frankfort High School and was a lifelong Frankfort resident.  She worked as a secretary & bookkeeper for the Clinton County Treasurer Office, Howard County Community Counseling Center and Bunnell Cemetery, retiring in 2015.  She was a member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church.   Sharon enjoyed her friends, especially loved her family, and she lived each day for the Lord.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 28th at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1951 Wilshire Dr., Frankfort. Private family burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Guardian Angel Hospice, 513 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN 46902 or St. Matthew United Methodist Church at the above address.

Survived by:

Husband: Jerry Heimbach of Frankfort, 2 sons: Brian (Kelli) Heimbach of Frankfort, Rob (Annette) Heimbach of Memphis, Tenn., sister: Betty Jo McKinney of Frankfort, 5 grandchildren: Carmen (David) Cannon of Carmel, Blake Heimbach of Memphis, Braxton Heimbach of Denver, Colorado, Morgan Heimbach of Memphis, Marin Heimbach of Memphis and 1 Great Grandson: Andrew Cannon.


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40 Condolences for “Sharon Kay Heimbach”

  1. Cynthia Warren October 20, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    So very sorry to hear about Sharon’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and I enjoyed the times I worked with her. I am out of state and will not be able to come to the visitation, but please accept my heartfelt sympathy.

  2. Butch & Eileen Huffer October 20, 2017 at 4:11 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Sharon was a warrior! She will be missed by many. Our prayers are with you.

  3. Karen Kemble October 20, 2017 at 5:52 pm

    Love and prayers for the Heimbach family. Deepest sympathy to Sharon’s family. Randy and Karen (Oberhoulser) Kemble

  4. Don- Debbie Baker October 20, 2017 at 8:28 pm

    To all of Sharon’s family and friends, we are very sorry to hear of her passing. She will be missed by everyone. She was such a compassionate kind lady to all.

  5. Rudy and Emma Salinas October 20, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    Jerry our condolences to you and your family such a loss of a wonderful person, may God be with you and your family in this difficult times, please take and God Bless you and your family

  6. Darla & John Large October 20, 2017 at 10:14 pm

    So sorry Brian for your loss.. Prayers & Hugs for all the family.
    God Bless You All!!

  7. Sandie Redington October 21, 2017 at 8:04 am

    Jerry, and family. We were so sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. She loved her family so much.She was a very compassionate. She loved the Lord, with all her heart and soul. I always enjoyed our talks” over the back fence”. May God give all of you peace. She was a wise woman. We will miss her. Sandie, David Redington

  8. Shirley And Ron Rosen October 21, 2017 at 9:14 am

    Jerry and family
    So sorry to hear of your loss of Sharon, such a wonderful lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

  9. Ron & Erilda Coleman October 21, 2017 at 9:21 am

    Dearest Jerry and Family,
    Heaven has gained another angel but hearts are sad on earth. We are so sorry. May our Heavenly Father wrap each of you in His comforting arms and give you His peace. We will all miss Sharon. She was a special person. Hugs of Love and Prayers. Ron & Erilda

  10. Pam Davis October 21, 2017 at 10:37 am

    Thanks for all the laughs and fond memories as 1959 FHS grads. What a wonderful example of courage she was to me and others.

  11. Vicki Padron October 21, 2017 at 11:20 am

    So sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. She was a wonderful Christian woman. I have such happy memories of our Hope Church family. Vicki Myers Padron

  12. MaryAnn Stockberger October 21, 2017 at 3:46 pm

    Our sympathy to all of Sharon’s family. She was a wonderful and caring lady. I will always remember her as Betty Jo’s sister. Sharon was so helpful to us at Bunnell Cemetery when we lost our Grandson. Just what we needed, full of information and made us laugh too. Hugs and prayers Heaven gained an angel for sure.

  13. John Littler October 21, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Sharon was always full of joy and laughter and will be missed. Our family, particularly my father and mother, Rev. D E Littler, stayed young at heart to be around Jerry and Sharon and many of their young friends. Jerry please accept our sentiments and condolences on the loss of your lovely wife. John and Gail Littler Syracuse, Indiana

  14. Susan Moody October 21, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Sharon was always such a delight to be around, bringing joy to the clients and staff at the Community Counseling Center. I have been blessed to know her. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  15. Mike Conner October 22, 2017 at 7:14 am

    Jerry, Brian and family, my deepest condolences, she was truly a fantastic woman and will be missed by many. Our prayers to you all. Mike and Barb Conner

  16. Kenny and Sally Mitchell October 22, 2017 at 9:10 am

    Our prayers are with Jerry and all the family at this difficult time. Such a blessing to know, always had a smile, a great Christian.

  17. Rhonda Dale October 22, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    So sorry for your family’s loss. Keeping all of you in my prayers and thoughts.

  18. Samantha Servies Carney October 22, 2017 at 8:13 pm

    Brian, so sorry for the loss of your mom. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

  19. Jan Kersey October 22, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    Jerry and family, so very saddened but her pain is over and she is with her Lord. That she was looking forward to. Her loss will be felt by many. Love to you all. J

  20. LeeAnne Finney October 23, 2017 at 7:50 am

    Oh Jerry – I’m so sorry to hear about Sharon’s passing. We worked together for 4 years at the Community Counseling Center. She was such a joy to work with…always making me laugh. She had such a genuine love for the Lord and for people. She encouraged me to look at other people the way Jesus would look at them. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  21. Terrell Huffer Camhi October 23, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    My sincerest condolences. I knew Sharon from grade school and have fond memories of her. May she rest in peace, and you find solace in nothing but wonderful memories.
    Most sincerely,
    Terrell Huffer Camhi

  22. Bruce Heimbach October 23, 2017 at 9:40 pm

    So sorry our loss. Sharon exceeding your values and our hope. We share our sorrow.

  23. Regina Gunyon Stevenson, on behalf of the class of 1983 October 23, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    Dear Rob, and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. I’m sure many of us from Lincoln to our senior year, have many fond memories of your mother. if any of us can do anything please let us know. Love, hugs and prayers.

  24. Debbie Skow October 24, 2017 at 12:22 am

    So sorry for your loss Brian, prayers for you an your family.

  25. Cindy Reeder October 24, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Jerry, Brian, Rob and families,
    I am so sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. She was such a sweet gal and loving grandma. Cherish the memories and know one day you will be with her again. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you comfort and peace in the day to come. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

  26. John Miller October 24, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    To all, a great person with a never ending smile. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. John & Grace

  27. Beth Garrison October 24, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    So sorry Brian to hear of yout mother’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you doing this tremendous loss.

  28. Annabelle (Weaver) Smith October 25, 2017 at 8:23 am

    God has called home a very special angel. Sharon was a very special person who brought joy and love to everyone she met. Knowing her has been a very great blessing in my life and she will be missed. Sending love and hugs to Jerry and the family. I wish I could be there to do it in person, but know you are thought of daily.

  29. Sam Scott October 25, 2017 at 11:06 am

    The Scott Family (Sam, Mike, and Kandi) were very saddened to learn of Sharon’s passing. She and her parents were long time great friends of our family. Deepest sympathy to Jerry and her entire family.

  30. Connie Hufford Longest October 25, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    I will never forget you Sharon. You kept me in stiches almost everyday when we worked together at the Counseling Center. You have been in my daily prayers for over a year. Rest in peace.

  31. Marcia R. Wooldridge October 25, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    Dear Jerry and family,

    So many years have passed since we were members of Hope United Methodist Church and under Rev. Littler’s teachings. I remember the year that you and Sharon helped Dick and I move into our new home on the Mulberry/Jefferson Rd. Was it you or Sharon that yelled out that Dick’s dad had put his hot pipe in his overalls and was “smoking”? I have so many, many memories of those years together. May God bless and sustain you with happy memories knowing that someday, you will be with Sharon. My prayers go with you and your families

  32. Melanie S. Stone October 25, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady, always so welcoming and kind to us. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  33. Chris and Jane Carter October 26, 2017 at 9:08 am

    Prayers for all of Sharon’s family. Sharon was full of joy for the Lord. She loved her community and church by working to make them better. She had a smile through it all. Hugs to you all.

  34. Sarah Camp October 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    Hello, Jerry and family. Sharon was a lovely lady. I remember Jerry and Sharon st Hope United Methodist Church. You two always had a smile on your faces. It was always a joy to see you two. With great sadness, I share in your grief. Take care.

  35. Carolyn Ellis October 26, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    Dear Brian and all the family, I am so sorry to hear this. She was a very special and amazing lady and I am so glad to call her one of my best friends. She fought a hard battle. She will be missed by many. My prayers to Jerry and all.

  36. Carolyn and Dave Schulz October 26, 2017 at 8:15 pm

    Dear Jerry, Brian, Rob and all your families and Betty Jo, We are very sorry and sad about Sharon’s passing. She was an inspiration with her joy, humor and faith through her lifetime and the recent very painful time. She was such a loving person. She told me one time, as we discussed our mutual faith, that knowing how much God loved her brought so much joy and love into her heart that she was overwhelmed by HIS love. Her Celebration of Life video is a beautiful tribute to that love she sowed into her family. Our love and prayers are with you now and in the days to come.

  37. Diane Braswell October 26, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    Sharon was a class act. She was one of the sweetest, kindest, most caring people that I have ever known. After 60+ years of friendship, I will miss her smile, her wit, and her concern for others. Also, she was the glue that held our FHS class of 59 together. What an inspiration she was the past few years as she displayed such courage and grace. Thank you, Jerry, for sharing part of your life with us, and know that we are sharing your loss. My prayers will continue for you and your family during this difficult time.

  38. Mrs. Sharen Frantz Donath October 27, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    We were sadden to hear of the loss of Sharon. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

    Alvin Frantz
    Sharen Frantz Donath
    Jill Frantz Brown

  39. Chris & Suellen Myers October 27, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  40. Jane Fausset November 10, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    It was through cancer that brought you and Sharon and Don and me together and cancer that took our spouses. Little did we know how our paths really did connect! I will forever be grateful for our friendship. Continued thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

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