Starbuck-Lind Mortuary

Gloria Dale Heitman

( August 13, 1934 - June 25, 2019 )

On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019, Gloria Dale Heitman, loving Mother of three children, passed away at the age of 84. She spent that morning surrounded by family looking at pictures and telling stories.  She was at peace and ready and her family held her hands as she took the journey to be with the Angels.

Gloria was born on August 13th, 1934 in Iota, LA to Lawrence and Grace Pousson. She was a very proud Marine, worked as a judge’s secretary for 25 years in San Diego, later moved to Lompoc and worked as the Office Manager for the Flower Festival until she retired.

She had a passion for painting and jewelry making. She also loved to garden and decorate her condo.  She was known for her quick wit and her kind and compassionate spirit. She will be truly missed.