Gary Lee Hermann, 81, of Waterloo, IL; born on December 19, 1937 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the Red Bud Care Center in Red Bud, IL.
Mr. Hermann worked as a foreman at Midwest Rubber in Sauget, IL. Gary loved being outdoors and enjoyed trout fishing, camping, sports shooting (especially with his wife Vicki), boating and traveling. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and also like watching western films. He also loved his dogs. Most of all Gary loved spending time with his family and enjoyed barbecuing and grilling for them and he never met a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Christopher and Viola, nee Krupp, Hermann.
He is survived by his wife – Victoria, nee Richards, Hermann. His daughters – Debra (Greg) Rowold of New Athens, IL; Nancy (Greg) Scott of Lebanon, IL. His step-daughters – Michele Hatfield of Odessa, TX; Geraldine Monroe of Anchorage, AK. His grandchildren – Hailey (Christopher) Kennett; Zachary Scott; Julie (Justin) Wakefield. His great-grandchildren – Jackson Kennett; Monroe Kennett; Blaise Wakefield; Gannon Wakefield. Two sisters – Jacklyn Hagan of Shiloh, IL; Joyce Skorcz of Kimberling City, MO.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 12:00 noon with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at St. Agatha Catholic Cemetery in New Athens, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.