Donald C. Herman, 83, passed away Friday, March 12th at his home at Lincoln Village, 1330 W. Lincoln Ave., Port Washington.
Don was born on August 21st, 1937 to Carl and Bessie (Schaefer) Herman. He grew up in Beloit and graduated from Beloit High School in 1955. In 1959, he was united in marriage to Donna May Snyder. Together they raised four children. In 1977, the family moved to Cedar Grove. Don and Donna were married for 42 years until Donna’s death in 2001. In 2002, Don married Elizabeth K. Palmer. The two resided in West Bend for many years.
Don loved people and therefore was a successful sales rep for Anchor Hocking Glass for 25 years. He even earned “Salesman of the Year.” Don worked for Anchor Hocking until he retired in 1997.
Don also loved studying the Bible. He was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses for over 60 years. He enjoyed speaking about what he had learned and looked for any opportunity to share Bible truth with his neighbors.
Don was an avid fisherman and gardener. He was famous among friends for his fish fries and hospitality throughout the years. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; four children: Dan (Inez) Herman of Mission Viejo, California, Deena (David) Hawe of Oostburg, Duane (Lisa) Herman of Sheboygan, and Delinda (Donel) Regan of Sheboygan; a stepson, Michael (Kristina) Bauer; three grandchildren: Nicholas Herman, Max Regan, and August Regan; and three step grandchildren: Hannah, Tommy and Henry Bauer.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Donna.
A memorial service will be on Saturday, April 3rd at 2:00pm by videoconference (Zoom).
The Wenig Funeral Home – Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting the family. For additional information and online condolences, please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.com .
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