Mary L. (Brungardt) Herrman, 82, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Bushton following a brave battle with cancer.


She was born Dec. 13, 1937 in Collyer to Fredolin and Catherine (Fisher) Brungardt.


She married Al Herrman on Sept. 8, 1956 in Hays. He preceded her in death on April 14, 2020. She was a longtime resident of Great Bend, where she owned and operated Al and Mary’s Hair Styling with her husband. She enjoyed quilting and needlework. After retirement, she and her husband moved to Salina and later to Lindsborg. She was a member of St. Bridget’s of Sweden Catholic Church in Lindsborg.


Mary is survived by daughter Zelma (Scot) Michels of Overland Park; grandson William (Kelsey) Michels and great-grandchildren Avery and Bryer, grandson James (Rachel), Michels and grandson Robert Michels; daughter, Vickie (William) Krueger of Loxahatchee, Fla.; granddaughter Veronica (Peter) Cusick and great-grandchildren Connor, Chloe, Jacob and Oliver, grandson Vincent (Johanna) Schaffer and great-granddaughter Mikaela, grandson Justin (Casey) Schaffer, grandson Douglas (Allison) Schaffer, grandson Mikal, (Emily Ann) Krueger and great-grandsons Conrad and Cullen, granddaughter Emily Rose (James) Giunta and great-grandson John Michael, and grandson James (Caitlyn Pratt) Krueger and great-granddaughter Eleanor; son Timothy (Rita) Herrman of Conroe, Texas, granddaughter Alysa (Adam) Lowry and great-grandsons Brayden and Weston, and grandson Jason (Ali) Herrman and great-grandchildren Colson and Kinslee; daughter Denise (Jeff) Dohrman of Bushton, KS, grandson Brooks (Taryn) Dohrman and great-grandchildren Brayden, Trey and Haylie, granddaughter Darah (Ryan) Harrison and great-grandchildren Melanie, Madelyn, McKinley, Riley and Bryce, grandson Heath (Molly) Dohrman and great-granddaughters Meeghan, Collins and Emmy, and granddaughter Desa (Matt) Barlow and great-grandchildren Jett, Kannon and Blayse; daughter Michelle (Michael) Behr of Groton, CT, granddaughter Elizabeth (Casey) Finn and great-grandsons Camden and Michael, and grandson Nathan Behr; daughter Sandra (Gary) Vogt of Littleton, Colo., granddaughter Alison (Ben) Sparks and great-grandchildren Ashley, Noah, Isabella, Nadia, Elena and Isaac, and granddaughter Rachel (Jeremiah) Gallagher and great-grandchildren Timothy, Jacob and Emily; and brothers Fred and Norbert Brungardt and sister Mildred Geibler.


She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Edward, Delbert, Larry, James, and Fredolin Brungardt; and sisters Henrietta Karlin, Georgia Karlin, Norma Meier, Katherine Munsch, and Virgina Orth.


Cremation has taken place and a funeral mass will be scheduled at a later date. Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth is handling arrangements.


In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial contributions be made to McPherson Kindred Hospice, 900 East 1st Street, Suite A, McPherson, KS  67460 (mention Mary Herrman in memo) or Bethany Home, Lindsborg, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.