THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Mary L. Myers
Issue Date: December 13, 2018
Mary Louise Heimerman Myers, 66, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 in Tulsa, Ok. after a second difficult battle with cancer.
Born April 18, 1952, the third child of Georgiana Schmidlkofer Heimerman and Florian Heimerman, she grew up in the Fox Valley area surrounded by grandparents and many aunts, uncles and cousins. The family moved to Oconto in 1956 where they operated the Tangiers Supper Club for many years. She graduated from Oconto High School in 1970 and attended McConnell Airline School in Minneapolis where she met her BFF, Linda Schliebe Wood. She married Robert Myers on June 21, 1975 in Oconto.
She cherished being a mom to her two sons, Nicholas and Joseph and they were her greatest blessings. An extremely talented photographer, she was the owner of Camera Arts Photography Studio in Oconto for many years.
She had a gift for making people feel special and at ease and her eye for detail helped her capture important moments and memories for countless people. She enjoyed beading and was a talented home decorator and cook, had an infectious laugh, sparkly eyes, an uplifting smile and a loving and giving heart.
An avid Moody Blues fan, along with her sister Susie, whom she called Sushi, were able to enjoy a cruise featuring the band and to attend their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
In 2001 the family moved to the Tulsa area where she worked at Key Personnel and opened Lulubelle Photography Studio. In the fall of 2013 she returned to Wisconsin for cancer treatment and to be near family and friends and her cancer returned in 2018.
She is survived by her husband, Bob of Tulsa; two sons, Nick of Tulsa and Joey (girlfriend, Cat Mocha) of Chattanooga, Tn.; three sisters, Judy (Tom) Garot of Neenah, Sue (Dick) Meseberg of Madison and Ann (John) Hardginski of Appleton; four brothers, Steve (Patti) Heimerman of Oconto, Ken Heimerman of Wausau, Don Heimerman of Buford, Ga. and John (Tina) Heimerman of Green Bay; 13 nieces and nephews; three great-nieces; three aunts; many cousins; Bob's siblings; nieces; nephews and many wonderful friends.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents and other family members.
The family will receive guests at Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior Street in Appleton on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. until time of a Celebration of Life at noon. A memorial fund has not yet been decided. Burial will be beside her parents and maternal grandparents at St. Mary's Cemetery in Kaukauna.