Alex A. Herrman, 82, La Crosse, met his creator, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Rush County Memorial Hospital, La Crosse.
He was born June 28, 1935, in rural Rush County to Nicholas and Veronica (Legleiter) Herrman. He was a 1953 graduate of La Crosse High School.
He married Twila Mae Staab on April 23, 1956, in Hays. He spent his time as a farmer and worked at Cross Manufacturing for 13 years.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse, former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Liebenthal. He was an honorary life member of Knights of Columbus Council No. 2970, La Crosse, where he was a former Grand Knight, District Deputy, a member of the degree team, and a delegate to the Supreme Convention. He was a Fourth Degree member of the Pope Paul VI Assembly, La Crosse, a former La Crosse USD 395 school board member and a former board member of the Rush County Farmer’s Co-op.
He enjoyed attending all of his grandchildren’s activities, and was also an avid “La Crosse Leopard Fan.” He was proud of his Leopard history and helped construct the current high school.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Glenn Herrman and wife, Shanon, La Crosse; four daughters, Janel Weigel and husband, Rick, La Crosse, Jillane Koochel and husband, Pat, Great Bend, Jerilyn Stull and husband, Mike, McCracken, and Joyce Temanson and husband, Bill, Pratt; two brothers, Marvin Herrman and wife, Florence, La Crosse, and Albert “Al” Herrman and wife, Mary, Salina; and two sisters, Edith Bollig and Elenora Moeder, both of La Crosse; 14 grandchildren, Nicholl Weigel, Nathan Weigel and wife, Nicole, Rachel Thompson and husband, Tyler, Christopher Koochel and wife, Lindsey, Emily Koochel, Ethan Koochel, Tayler Stull, Colby Stull, Eli Temanson, Aden Temanson, Isaac Temanson, Brett Herrman, Blake Herrman and Brooke Herrman; and four great-grandchildren, Madeline Koochel, Avery Koochel, Charlie Weigel and Jace Weigel.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Chris Herrman, Elmer Herrman, Alvin Herrman, Kenneth Herrman and Raymond Herrman; and four sisters, Emma Moeder, Agnes Herrman, Bertha Sauber and Sister Louise Herrman.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Liebenthal.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m. and from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Monday, both at the church.
A vigil service and Third Degree Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church
Memorials are suggested to St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse, or St. Joseph Catholic Church, Liebenthal.
Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.charterfunerals.com/locations/janousek-lacrosse.php.