Herman F. Wunderlich, 88, of Hall St., Concord, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013 at Pleasant View Center after a long period of failing health.
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Herman was born June 20, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended school there until he moved with his mother and younger brother Hugo to New Hampshire in 1932.
He attended Simonds School in Warner until 1939 when due to financial problems the family of three moved to Bremen, Germany. While in Germany he attended Heidelburg College until the spring of 1942 when the family was able to escape the Nazis through an exchange of diplomats program. After six months at Ellis Island he was drafted and served three years in the U. S. Army Medical Corps in the United States and Europe. After WWII, he attended New England College in Henniker where he and his brother were star lacrosse players.
Herman worked as a construction supervisor for Charles T. Main Engineers for 20 years and various other architectural and engineering firms after that. He completed his work life as a ticket seller at Rollins State Park on Mount Kearsarge where he was a seasonal employee for 12 years.
Herman was predeceased by his brother Hugo and his daughter Gretchen. He is survived by his wife Margaret and his sons William and John, all of Sutton.
There are no calling hours.
A graveside service at Sunny Plains Cemetery in Bradford will be held in the spring.
Memorial donations may be made to the
at alz.org or mail to Five Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201; Bedford, NH 03110.
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolences may be offered at www.bennettfuneral.com.
Published in The Concord Monitor on Feb. 19, 2013