August Joseph 'Augie' Herman Jr.
Published on -1/21/2013, 9:39 AM
August Joseph "Augie" Herman Jr., 76, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at his home.
He was born Oct. 21, 1936, south of Ellis to August and Mary (Kisner) Herman Sr. He was a 1954 graduate of Ellis High School.
He married Sandra Ashbaugh on May 12, 1956, in Ellis. He was a farmer and stockman.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus, both of Ellis, and a longtime member of Ellis Country Club.
He enjoyed golfing, playing pinochle and was an avid snooker player.
Survivors include his wife, Ellis; three sons, Timothy Herman and fiance, Kaylin Stolz, Danny Herman and wife, Jenna, and Galen Herman and wife, Annette, all of Hays; two daughters, Kimberly Thomason and husband, Michael, Hays, and Tammy Gottschalk and husband, Loran, Ellis; two brothers, George Herman and wife, Charlene, Abilene, and Kenneth Herman and wife, Ruth, Topeka; a sister, Rosita Augustine, Topeka; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Theodore Herman; three brothers, Marvin, Paul and Ralph Herman; and three sisters, Mary Ryder, Matilda Markos and Ann Whitney.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis; burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a vigil, both at the church.
Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to St. Mary's School or Hospice at Hays Medical Center.
Condolences can be sent to the family by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.