Obit: Herman, Clifford A. (1911 - 2009) 

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Herman, Franklin, Krackenberger, Kronschnabl, Hartman, Glasbrenner, Meier, Sebold 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 31 Aug. 2009 

Herman, Clifford A. (30 Dec. 1911 - 30 Aug. 2009) 

Clifford A. Herman, 97, of Dorchester, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at the Colonial Center in Colby. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester. The Rev. Benjamin Franklin will officiate. Burial will take place following the service at Dorchester Public Cemetery with full military rites conducted by Dorchester American Legion Post No. 517. 

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. 

He was born December 30, 1911, in Wood County to Arthur and Nora (Krackenberger) Herman. He was a graduate of Dorchester High School. He enjoyed playing all sports and in 1936, he played for the Medford baseball team that won the State Amateur Championship. Following the big win later that year, he signed with the White Sox as a first base man and played for them until the war. He served his country by serving as a sergeant in the Army from 1940-45. He fought in the invasion of Normandy at Utah Beach during WWII. 

On Jan. 20, 1941, he married the love of his life Mildred Kronschnabl. He was employed as the plant manager for Foremost Foods in Owen, the U.S. Post Office, Meyer Building in Dorchester, and co-owned Mildy's Dress Store. He was lifelong member of St. Louis Catholic Church, VFW in Dorchester, and the Lion's Club. 

He is lovingly survived by his son Joseph (Carole) Herman of Holcombe, Three grandsons Douglas (Stacey) Scott (Jeanne) and Jeffrey (Stephanie) Herman. Eight great grandchildren Dalton, Cassidy, Madison, Matthew, Jackson, Emily, Ella, Max and 4 step great grandchildren Alex, Anna, Addison, Alivia. Two sisters Dorthy Hartman and Myrtle (Tom) Glasbrenner. He is further survived by special friends Al and Norma Meier. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Kenneth and James, one sister Geraldine, brother in laws Fred Hartman and Louis Sebold, sister in law Ellie Herman. 



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