2017-08-10 / Obituaries


Robert Jacob Heisterman Jr. of Port Aransas died Sunday, July 9, 2017.

He was - born Dec. 13, 1941 and served in the U.S. Army. He retired as a major and was awarded the Purple Heart, Legion of Merit and several other honors. On Dec. 13, 2011, his 70th birthday, Heisterman was named the Veteran of the Day at the Disney World flag-lowering ceremony.

Upon retirement from the Army, he served as a volunteer firefighter in western Travis County.

He and his wife retired to Port Aransas in 2009.

Survivors include his wife, Karen; his children, Donnie Wayne Carlson, Robert Charles Heisterman, Matthew Lee Heisterman and Jennifer Lorin Livingston; and nine grandchildren.

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