Vincent P. Hermann of Bloomsdale died on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at his home. He was 78 years old.
He was born July 12, 1941, in Weingarten, a son of Edward A. Hermann and Anna M. (Jokerst) Hermann.
He was married to Janet R. (Schilly) Hermann on March 3, 1962, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by two sons, Joey Hermann of Ste. Genevieve, John Hermann and his wife Cynthia of Bloomsdale; three daughters, Jean Nehrkorn and her husband Steven of Barnhart, Anne Donze and her husband Steven G. Sr. of Bloomsdale, Eileen Bauman and her husband Kerry of Bloomsdale; one son-in-law, Fred Koch of De Soto; six brothers, Francis Hermann and his wife JoAnn of Wentzville, Most Reverend Bishop Robert Hermann of St. Louis, Richard Hermann C.M., of Perryville, Patrick Hermann and his wife Betty of Vinita Park, Missouri, Paul Hermann and his wife Marilyn of Zell, Rowland Hermann and his wife Marilyn of Weingarten; six sisters, Loretta Basler and her husband Marvin of Ste. Genevieve, Norma Fallert and her husband Herb of Ste. Genevieve, Patricia Curtis and her husband Walter of St. Peters, Missouri; Rosie Schmelzle and her husband James “Goose” of Zell, Cecilia Adams and her husband Tom of Festus, Delores Gegg and her husband Clem of River aux Vases; one sister-in-law, Martha Hermann of Ste. Genevieve; 12 grandchildren, Derek Mueller and his wife Krissy, Danielle Donze, Steven Donze Jr. and his wife Courtney, Jonathan Hermann, Sarah Bodenberg and her husband Jacob, Hannah Koch, Christopher Bauman and his wife Chelsey, Thomas Hermann and his wife Kara, Seth Koch, Matthew Hermann and his wife Kate, Emily Bauman, Mitchell Donze; two step-grandchildren, Amanda Jacobson and her husband Nicholas, Abby Bailey and her husband Zachary; and five great-grandchildren, Kyson Hermann, Kamryn Donze, Kinley Mueller, Kayden Donze, Theo Bauman.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Koch; one grandson, Jared Mueller; one brother, Arthur Hermann; and one sister, Marie Hermann.
He was a member of Knights of Columbus 1848 in Bloomsdale. He began his career as a bricklayer before opening his business, Hermann Electric Inc., and he enjoyed farming. He was dedicated to his Catholic faith and most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Visitation was scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, and 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Knights of Columbus prayer service was scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 28. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, at St. Agnes Church in Bloomsdale. Bishop Robert Hermann, Rev. Michael Benz and Deacon Jim Basler will officiate. Burial will be at St. Agnes Cemetery in Bloomsdale. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Masses, St. Agnes School or Church or the Association of the Miraculous Medal in Perryville.