From a contemporary press report:
Craig G. Heim, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, Retired, formerly of Sterling, Virginia passed away on October 9, 2001 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Colonel Heim retired from the Army with honors in 1986.
Among many medals and ribbons awarded to him, he received the Bronze Star Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal.
Colonel Heim was a 15 year resident of Virginia and a 1965 graduate of George Washington University.
Colonel Heim is survived by his wife, Bernadette T. Heim of Atlanta, GA, his son, Christopher Heim of Fairfax, Virginia and daughters, Deborah Evans of Centerville, Virginia, Victoria Heim of Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Judith Sullivan of Wichita Falls, Texas. He is also survived by his step daughter, Catherine Hamburg of Augusta, Georgia, and step son John Terracino of Atlanta, Georgia, a brother, Franklin J. Heim of Monroeville, New Jersey, a sister, Cheryl Perno of Lindenwold, New Jersey, many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Burial for Colonel Heim will be October 31, 2001 at the Arlington National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.
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