Obituary for the Rev. Dr. Robert Heiliger
The Reverend Dr. Robert L. Heiliger joined the Church Triumphant on Sunday, January 19, 2014. He was 65 years old.
Pr. Heiliger attended Concordia College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in music. He went on to receive his Master of Divinity degree and a degree in pastoral counseling from Christ Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He continued his education at Andover-Newton Theological School in Newton Center, Massachusetts, obtaining a Doctorate of Ministry.
Bob applied his studies as Associate Director of Children’s Services at the Lutheran Service Association in Massachusetts, as pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Springfield, Ohio and most recently as pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Darrtown, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Holly, and children Robert, Elizabeth, Evangeline and Christopher.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 4411 Walter Smokey Alston Highway 177, Oxford, OH. Visitation with the family will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am, followed by the funeral service with Holy Communion at 11:00 am. The Rev. Steven Grieser will preach.