Obit: Hermann, Richard #2 (1922 - 2009) 

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Surnames: Hermann, Dix, Volkmar, Hass, Pescinski, Fischer, Fische, Kibbel, Kundinger, Blair, Martens, VenRooy 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 26 Aug. 2009 

Hermann, Richard (16 June 1922 - 25 Aug. 2009) 

ABBOTSFORD -- Richard "Dick" Herrmann, 87, of Abbotsford, passed away at the Golden LivingCenter-Continental Manor in Abbotsford, on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009. 

Funeral services will be at the First United Church of Christ Church in Colby at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. The Rev. Kenneth A. Dix will officiate. Visitation will be at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford on Friday, Aug. 28 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and at the church Saturday one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Colby Memorial Cemetery in the town of Colby immediately after the funeral service. 

Richard was born June 16, 1922, to Alfred and Elsie (Volkmar) Herrmann on the family farm in the township of Colby. He graduated from Colby High School in 1940 and went on to the University of Madison and completed the Farm Short Course in 1941. He married his loving wife of 50 years, Winifred Martens, on Nov. 5, 1958 in Pine City, Minn. Together, they farmed in the township of Colby on the Century Farm. 

They are lifetime members at the First United Church of Christ where he was the last member of the 1941 Building Committee and the past president of the church council. He was very active in his community. He is a past board member for the Harmony Co-Operative, former trustee of Colby Memorial Cemetery, former supervisor of the town of Colby, past member of the Abbotsford Sportsmen Club, and current member of the Chequamegon Bird Club. 

Richard was an avid hunter, enjoyed fishing and logging. He loved spending time with his family and woodworking. 

Richard is lovingly survived by his wife, Winifred Herrmann, of Abbotsford; and his children, Larry Hass of Colby, Jane (David) Pescinski of Colby, and Lois (Jeff) Fischer of Colby. He was the proud grandpa of Carrie (Ernie) Kibbel, Kim (Jason) Kundinger, Nathan (Jodi) Hass, Tara Pescinski, Brandon Pescinski, Heidi Pescinski, Caroline Fische and Mary Fischer; and five great-grandchildren, Karly, Carson, Zachary, Claire and Sarah. He is further survived by his sister, Verna (Eugene) Blair of Abbotsford; a brother, Glenn Herrmann of Colby; a sister-in-law, Virgene Martens of Stratford; and brother-in-law, Norbert (Bernie) Martens of Unity. 

He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Hass; and his sister, Evelyn VenRooy. 



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