David Heim
1943 - 2021
Gunderson Funeral Home - Middleton
7435 University Avenue
Middleton, WI

Heim, David J

MOUNT HOREB - David J. Heim, age 78, of Mount Horeb, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at Agrace HospiceCare. He was born on April 19, 1943, in Madison, the son of Joseph and Margaret (Hegge) Heim.

Dave graduated from Middleton High School in 1961. In his youth, he was a lettering athlete in football, basketball and baseball. Following high school, he attended Madison Business College and then Madison Area Technical College. He married the love of his life, Audrey Brumm, on April 24, 1965. Dave proudly served in the U.S. Army National Guard. He worked as an American Family Insurance Agent in the Madison area for over 45 years before his retirement. He enjoyed being outdoors, bicycling, boating, waterskiing, fishing, camping and spending time with his and Audrey's Morgan horses.

David is survived by his wife, Audrey; son, Patrick (Angela) Heim; daughter, Tracy (Jeffrey) Adas; grandchildren, Emily Adas (Sam Arendt), Nolan Adas, Rhiannon Heim and Alese Heim; brother, Thomas (Karen) Heim; sister-in-law, Jo Ann Orr; brother-in-law, George (Kathy) Brumm; and many relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother-in-law, Harvey Orr.

A celebration of Dave's life will be held at THE EMPLOYER GROUP, 1000 Solar Court, Verona, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.

The family would like to give a special thank you to UW Hospital and Agrace HospiceCare for their tender, loving care of Dave. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Dave's name to the ALS Association. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

Gunderson West

Funeral & Cremation Care

7435 University Ave.

(608) 831-6761

Published by Madison.com on Oct. 13, 2021.
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Celebration of Life
1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
1000 Solar Court, Verona, WI
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I was so sad to read of Dave's passing. I remember him as a kind, friendly man when he was our insurance agent. My sincere sympathy to Audrey and Dave's family. May your happy memories help you through this difficult time.
Edna C. Williams
October 14, 2021
Audrey - It was so sad to hear of Dave´s passing, although I´m sure you and your family suffered through this for quite some time. Please rest assured our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Wally & Mary Hansen
October 13, 2021
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