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Daniel F. Herman Sr., 79, of Linn Grove, died at his residence on Sunday, July 17, 2011.
He was born on September 25, 1931, in Adams County to Franklin D. and Jessie (Cave) Herman.
On September 19, 1970, he married Marilyn C. Myers.
Daniel retired as a mechanic with Dan’s Auto Service and Balsiger Motors in Berne.
He was a member of the American Legion post at Bluffton and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Geneva.
He served his country in the Korean War with the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn C. Herman of Linn Grove; three sons, Daniel F. Herman, David E. Herman, and Randy D. Hogg, all of Linn Grove; four daughters, Rondalyn S. Gagliardo of Watervliet, Michigan, and Deb Schott, Diane R. (Chris) Zeitvogel and Pamela K. (Tony) Sigler, all of Linn Grove; a brother, Bob (Karen) Herman of Geneva; a sister, Ruth Watkins of Decatur; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and a granddaughter.
Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.
Funeral services will be on Thursday, July 21, 2011. at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Dave Boots will be officiating.
Burial will be in Alberson Cemetery of Adams County, with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 43's color guard.
Memorials are to Family Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeast Indiana or to Adams County Home Health.