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Herman Bernhard Hoemmen

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Herman Bernhard Hoemmen, 85, died at 12:56 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at St. John's Hospice. He was born on Nov. 6, 1928, in Werlte, Germany, to Hermann and Josefa Tepe Hömmen. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Anna Horras and Maria Oldiges; and one brother, Theodor Hömmen. He married Hedy Jeymann and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Charlotte (Randy) Black of Springfield and Andrea (John) Early of Batavia; two sons, George T. (Sue) Hoemmen of Springfield and Karl F. (Conny) Hoemmen of Köln, Germany; nine grandchildren, Chris, Andrew, Michael (Samantha), Benjamin, Alex, Tara, Garrett, Caitlin, Cameron; one great-grandson, Lucas; one sister, Antonia Bernardy of Springfield; one brother, Fritz (Kathi) Hoemmen of Dallas City, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Hoemmen was a member of St. Joseph Church. He enjoyed woodworking, and playing the harmonica for his children and grandchildren. He worked for Evans and Mason as a brick mason and was an apprentice and journeyman from Germany.

Memorial Gathering: 9-10:45 a.m., Saturday, June 21, 2014, at St. Joseph Church.

Memorial Mass: 11 a.m., Saturday, June 21, 2014, at St. Joseph Church with Reverend Steven Janoski officiating. Burial will follow at McKinney Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Church.

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Published in Print in The State Journal-Register on June 20, 2014
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