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Samuel H. Heermans, 83

Samuel H Heermans, 83, of Dumfries, VA, died February 4, 2019, at Sentara Potomac Hospital. Lt Col Heermans was a transportation officer with the US Army Transportation Corps, retiring in 1981. He continued in a similar capacity with the US Civil Service following his military retirement.

Sam was a member of Immanuel Anglican Church in Woodbridge, VA where he served in many capacities. He was also an active member of several community organizations and particularly enjoyed singing with church and community choral groups.


Preceding him in death were his first wife Nancy P Heermans, his parents William H Heermans Jr and Eleanor H Heermans, sisters Jane Heermans Proud and Mary Lou Heermans Welin, and brother William H Heermans III. He is survived by his wife Karen E Heermans of Dumfries, daughters Vondea Heermans Nixon (John R) of Farmville, VA, Jean Heermans Saunders (Billy) of Tappahannock, VA, son Samuel H Heermans Jr (Janna) of Norman, OK and brother Jan P Heermans (Elinor) of Denver, NC. Also surviving are grandchildren John Nixon, Natalie Saunders Solak, Kaitlin Saunders, Brian Heermans, and Zachary Heermans.

Services are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Lutheran Church of the Covenant, 15008 Cloverdale Road, Dale City, VA 22193. A reception will follow the service at Montclair Country Club, 16500 Edgewood Drive, Montclair, VA 22025. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery will be announced at a later date.

Visitation will be 4-7 pm on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd, Woodbridge, VA 22192.

Contributions may be made to Immanuel Anglican Church Building Fund, 1529 Old Bridge Road Suite 103, Woodbridge, VA 22192.

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