Shirley Linnie Heinemann

March 6, 1934November 1, 2018

Shirley Linnie Heinemann died peacefully surrounded by her family on November 1st in Altamonte Springs, FL at the age of 84 due to complications from Alzheimer’s. Shirley was born in Detroit, MI on March 6,1934 to Harold and Ethel Armstrong. After graduating from Bad Axe High School, she married and had six children. She settled in Orlando, FL as a single mother of five. Shirley proudly worked as a waitress for many years, after earning an administrative assistant degree in 1972 she transitioned into a career as a Statistician with the Orange County Health Department where she worked for 30 years. While working a full-time job and raising her children, Shirley followed through on her dream to graduate from college. She received her master’s degree in Applied Sociology from the University of Central Florida at the age of 62. Shirley enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, spending time with her children and grandchildren and was a passionate Florida State Seminole fan. Shirley is survived by her four children, Dann and his wife Joyce, Lori, Dawn and Eric; her two grandchildren Troy and Demi; her brother, Lee Armstrong; her sister Mary Lou Greenway; her nieces and nephews; and the rest of her relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her sons David and Michael. Shirley Heinemann will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Her sense of humor and quick wit brightened the lives of all that had the privilege to know her. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Organization or The Alzheimer’s Foundation at, or The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando


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Jorean Washington

November 10, 2018

My sincere condolences to the family. I was very sad to hear of this lost, which is a great lost Im sure to everyone who knew her. My prayers are with you. Shirley was like a mother/friend to me and on many occasions she kept me grounded at work and her accomplishments in life were an inspiration to me, to do the right things and know that it would always come out okay. She shares a place in my heart. Which will not be moved forever. GOD BLESS and keep her & the family. So sad Dawn.......