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Charles HERMES

Charles "Chuck" Hermes

DAWSON - Charles "Chuck" Hermes, 64, of Dawson, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 25, 1948, in Springfield, the son of George and Alberta (Gillock) Hermes.

He married Becky Compardo on June 20, 1976, in Springfield, Ill., and fulfilled his vow to her, to love her until death parted them.

Chuck was a member of the United States Army serving during Vietnam. After an honorable discharge, he became a Union Ironworker with Local #46. His 30+ year career included 14 years as their apprenticeship coordinator.

He was preceded in death by his father, George; mother, Alberta; stepfather, Tom Harvey; and brother, John Hermes.

Surviving are his wife, Becky; daughter, Danielle (Randy Turner); son, Matt Hermes; two sisters, Jean (Guy) Jones of Springfield and Janice (Carlo) Catalano of Rochester; sister-in-law, Gloria Hermes; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces/nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Robert Green officiating followed by a veteran burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery.




Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 6, 2013
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