David C. Herman (84) of Effingham


Published on January 17 2013 2:53 pm

David C. Herman, 84, of Effingham passed away at 9:43 p.m. Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Effingham, with Dr. Roger Marshall officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m.

Sunday at Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham, and from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Effingham, at a later date.

Memorials may be made to The Gideons. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

David was born on December 15, 1928 in Dover, Ohio, the son of Clarence N. and Eva E. (Maurer) Herman. He married Virginia Wengert on May 26, 1951, in Webster Groves, MO, and she preceded him in death on August 26, 2010.

David was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Effingham. He served as a deacon in all his home churches. David and his wife, Virginia, volunteered with Campers on Mission and they also volunteered as greeters at The Cross in Effingham. He retired as a field representative from Mid-America Dairyman. He enjoyed spending time outdoors.

David is survived by his children, Steve (Pam) Herman of Tucson, AZ, Linda (Richard) Williamson of Oronoco, MN, Ken (Chris) Herman of Buckeye, AZ, Dan (Kally) Herman of Marion, TX, and Kathy (John) Nava- Sifuentes of Effingham; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marjorie Herman of Columbia, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Virginia; grandson, Nathan Nava-Sifuentes; and a brother, Donald Herman.