Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

John B. Herrmann

John B. Herrmann, 84, 1434 North 13th, Quincy, died Monday, November 25, 2002 at 2:02 pm at Blessing Hospital.

John B. Herrmann | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, IllinoisHe was born July 19, 1918 in Marion County, Missouri, the son of John and Nellie K. McPike Herrmann. On October 23, 1943, he married Leta Richmond in Palmyra, MO. She survives.

Mr. Herrmann served in the U.S. Army during World War II in England, Belgium and France. He was employed as a machinist at Gardner Denver Co. for 33 years and retired in 1980. Mr. Herrmann was a member of the Baptist faith, a member of Machinist Lodge #822 and Gardner Denver Quarter Century Club. In his younger years, he liked to hunt, fish and do outside yard work.

Survivors in addition to his wife are 1 son, Don Herrmann and his wife Donna, Springfield, IL; 1 daughter, Mary Duesterhaus and her husband Paul, Quincy; 2 granddaughters, Jessica Redington, Quincy; Ashley Herrmann, Springfield; 1 sister-in-law, Helen Herrmann, Johnson City, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers Alfred, Clarence, and Jeter Herrmann. and a sister Erna Creacy.

Funeral Services were held 1:30 P.M. Wednesday, November 27, at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Rev. Roger Selves officiating. Burial was in Emerson Cemetery, Emerson, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Emerson Cemetery Association or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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