William W. "Bill" Herman, 77, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at his home in Garden City.
He was born Sept. 7, 1936, in Holcomb, to Clem and Lucy Heili Herman.
After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, Mr. Herman moved to the Garden City area. He worked most of his life in agriculture and had worked for the last 37 years at Fairleigh Feed Yard. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the VFW of Garden City, serving as commander and district commander.
On Jan. 2, 1959, he married Millicent I. "Mimi" Corn in Garden City. She survives. Other survivors include three children, Lucy Ann Brown of Rose Hill, William Robert Herman and his wife Kathy of Garden City, and Theodore Edwin Herman and his wife Launda of Eden Prairie, Minn.; two brothers, Richard and Clem Herman, both of Eugene, Ore.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, John Walter Herman; and four brothers, Theodore, Edwin, Donald and Walter Herman.
A rosary will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City with military graveside rites conducted.
There will be no visitation. Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warriors or Finney County Relay for Life, in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.