Obituary for HERMAN

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday August 10, 2004

Colonel Robert L. Herman, 81 passed away at his residence on Sunday, August 8, 2004. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joan; daughters, Maud Garrison and husband, Gregg of San Antonio, TX, Marguerite Herman and husband, George Powers of Cheyenne, WY, and Rita H. Smith of Tacoma Park, MD. Robert is also survived by his sisters, Gabrielle Fitzpatrick, Betty Swann, Judy Morris, and Loretta Dula; brothers, George Herman, Carl Herman, and Timothy Herman; eight grandchildren; Dylan Smith, Bridget Stokes, Renee Godinez, Rosemary Powers, Charlotte Powers, Thomas Powers, Scott Garrison, and John Garrison; and three great-grandchildren. Robert was retired from the United States Air Force. Colonel Herman was a long time member of Annunciation Catholic Church and past President of St. Vincent De Paul Society. Robert was a long time volunteer of many civic and religious organizations. Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, August 11, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. in Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 8:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Right to Life Committee of New Mexico. Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. S.E. 842-8800

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