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Gloria Joan (Burlew) Heumann

July 28, 1933 ~ July 31, 2017 (age 84)

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Gloria Joan (Burlew) Heumann was born on July 28, 1933 to Lyle and Irene Burlew in Montpelier, Ohio. Gloria joined the saints in the Church Triumphant on July 31, 2017. Gloria grew up in Detroit, Michigan and became the organist at Evergreen Lutheran Church as a teenager. She continued using her musical talents to minister in various ways as organist, choir director, music director, bell choir director, and chime choir director at Evergreen Lutheran Church in Detroit, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Hollywood, Florida, Peace Lutheran Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Oviedo, Florida, Hope Lutheran Church in Orlando, Florida, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Sanford, FL, and at the Lutheran Haven in Oviedo, FL. Gloria also served as a teacher at St. Mark’s Lutheran School in Hollywood, FL and at Peace Lutheran School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and started a Grief Share program at St. Luke’s which continues to thrive. Gloria married The Reverend Alvin E. Heumann on July 26, 1953 with whom she served in ministry as wife, mother, grandmother, church secretary, and musician. As servants of God, they touched the lives of thousands of people. Gloria is survived by two married children, David and wife Leslie, and Daniel and wife Janelle, and son-in-law Jeffrey Wilhelm. Gloria is also survived by six grandchildren, Sarah Wilhelm, Mary Wilhelm Cory and husband Brandon Cory, Matthew Wilhelm, Paul Heumann, Eric Heumann and fiancé Emily Walton, and Kaitlyn Heumann. Preceded in death are her parents, husband, and daughter Grace Heumann Wilhelm. Visitation for Mrs. Heumann will be at St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 12:30 - 2:00pm followed immediately by the funeral service at 2:00pm. Interment will be at St. Luke's Cemetery. St. Luke's Church will be live streaming the funeral service, for those who cannot be in attendance please visit http://stlukes-oviedo.org  The family graciously declines flowers. The family requests donations in her name to Lutheran Haven Music Ministry send check to 2041 W. SR 426 Oviedo, Fl., 32765 in the remarks section please list Gloria J. Heumann, St. Luke's Church at 2101 Church St. Oviedo, Fl., 32765 , Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor Norwalk, CT. 06851 or call (203) 229-0464, or to the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 by mail to P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK. 73123


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
August 5, 2017

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
2021 West State Road 426
Oviedo, FL 32765

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 5, 2017

2:00 PM
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
2021 West State Road 426
Oviedo, FL 32765


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