Elmer Gerhard Herman, 91, of Sigourney died Monday December 7,
2009, at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney. He was born
November 9, 1918 in Harper to Anton and Anna Schulte Herman. He
attended St. Elizabeth School in Harper. He served in the United
States Army Air Corp, in Guam, during WWII. After returning from
the war he farmed his Uncles farm. On April 22, 1954, he married
Cecilia Wehr at St Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney. They lived
and farmed south of South English for many years until they retired
and moved into Sigourney. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic
Church in Sigourney and the Leo R. Farmer American Legion Post #19
He was preceded by his parents, brother Omer Herman, two sisters Lorene
Herman and Bernadine Van Otegham.
He is survived by his wife Cecilia, two daughters Karla Herman of
Sigourney, Marjorie and husband Randy Bickford of Bettendorff, two
grandchildren Andy and wife Lisa Bickford and Jessica Bickford, two
brothers Howard Herman of Harper, Myron and his wife Elva Herman of
Harper, one sister Marcella Snakenberg of Harper.
Funeral Mass: Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at St.
Mary Catholic Church Sigourney
Burial: St. Elizabeth Cemetery Harper
Visitation: Wednesday after 4:00 P.M. with a Prayer service at 5:00
P.M. at the Holm Funeral Home.
A memorial fund has been established