Obit: Herrmann, Richard (1922 - 2009)

Contact:: Robert Lipprandt


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

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, September 2, 2009, Page 10 

Herrmann, Richard "Dick" (June 16, 1922  August 25, 2009) 

Richard "Dick" Herrmann age 87, of Abbotsford, passed away at the Golden Living CenterContinental Manor in Abbotsford, on Tuesday, August 25, 2009.  

Richard was born on 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, MN.  

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 Township of Colby, past member of the Abbotsford Sportsmen Club, and current members 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, Lois (Jeff) Fischer of Colby. Proud grandpa of Carrie (Ernie) Kibbel, Kim (Jason) Kundinger, Nathan (Jodi) Hass, Tara Pescinski, Brandon Pescinski, Heidi Pescinski, Caroline Fischer, Mary Fischer and five great-grandchildren Karly, Carson, Zachary, Claire, and Sarah. He is further survived by his sister Verna (Eugene) Blair of Abbotsford, Brother Glenn Herrmann of Colby, sister-in-law Virgene Martens of Stratford, and brother in law Norbert (Bernie) Martens of Unity. He is preceded in death by his son Ronald Hass and his sister Evelyn VenRooy.  

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



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