Marty D. Heimsoth

Longtime San Luis Valley resident Marty D. Heimsoth, 75, died March 24, 2021, at the Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo.

Marty was born in Alamosa, Colo., the son of Norman and Odda Jingles Heimsoth on July 7, 1945.

He worked for nearly all his life fixing things and never quit working as a repairman on televisions, appliances and just about anything else. Marty was a devoted member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alamosa and enjoyed spending time with his family. He also loved to drive, especially in the mountains. He rarely got stuck, just temporarily detained.

Marty is survived by his children Michael (Susie Husmann) Heimsoth of Alamosa, Christine (John) Moran of Kent, Washington, Matthew (Jamie Teckenbrock) Heimsoth of Salida, and Steven Shaw of Buena Vista, Colo.; his grandchildren Nicki Hunter, John Gardner, Tyler Heimsoth, Indie Heimsoth and JJ Moran; his brother Elton (Carol) Heimsoth of Chicago, Ill.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Norman and Odda, his wife Joy Heimsoth, his stepchildren Rex Shaw and Sheri Shaw.

Cremation was chosen and a Memorial Service will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alamosa. 

Rogers Family Mortuary is in care of the arrangements.  To leave online remembrances, condolences and words of comfort of Marty’s family, please visit