Herald Earnest Hamann of Kirkwood, Missouri, formerly of the Anthon area, entered peacefully into heavenly rest surrounded by love on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
A celebration of life service will beheld at noon Friday, July 28 at Kirkwood United Methodist Church (201 West Adams in Kirkwood). A luncheon will follow the service at the church.
Visitation will held from 10:30 a.m. until service time Friday, July 28 at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bopp Chapel in St. Louis, Missouri. Online condolences may be sent to www.boppchapel.com.
Herald was a farmer who was born in Anthon, Iowa.
He was the son of the late Frank and Dorathea Hamann (Strackbein); loving husband of the late Ilene May (Phillips) Hamann; dearly loved father of Peggy (Jerry) Adams, and Wally (Lynn) Hamann; much loved grandpa of Stephanie (Bob) Harris, Eric (Ann) Adams, Tate (Minda) Hamann and the late Suzanne Ilene Adams; treasured farm papa (great-grandpa) of Bailey (Josh) Shore; Eric (Courtney) Harris; Jack, Grace, and Luke Adams; and Aila and Asher Hamann; adored great-great-farm papa to Matthew and Benjamin Shore; dear brother of Pauline (Herman) Fedderson, Donald (Lorna), and the late Richard (Donna) Hamann; uncle, great-uncle, Iowa farmer, Gideon, shepherd and friend to many — including a recent blessing, Marge Chapie, who made him feel loved every day as she cared for him.
When asked, “How are you?” Herald always replied, “Blessed.” All who knew him felt the same to have had him in their lives…Blessed.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Gideons International to honor Herald.