Dorothy Herrmann, age 90, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at her home at Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at Friedens County Line Church in rural Norwood Young America, Minnesota, with interment at Ferguson Cemetery in rural Norwood Young America, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 10:00-11:00 A.M., one hour prior the service at the church.
Dorothy Sophia Herrmann was born on September 30, 1927, at home near Plato, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Herman and Hulda (Hoernemann) Hoof. Dorothy was baptized as an infant in October of 1927, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth in May of 1941 both at Friedens (County Line) Church in rural Norwood Young America, Minnesota. She received her education in Glencoe, graduating from Steven’s Seminary with the Class of 1946.
On May 27, 1949, Dorothy was united in marriage to Delmer Herrmann at Friedens (County Line) Church. Dorothy and Delmer made their home on their farm near Plato, Minnesota. The couple shared over 68 years of marriage together.
In addition to working on her family dairy farm, Dorothy also worked at Sears, Pinske Lumber, Green Giant, Edward Jones, and MidCountry Bank. Dorothy had a knack for accounting and maintaining the books. Dorothy also volunteered as a coordinator for the Red Cross.
Dorothy has been a life-long member of Friedens (County Line) Church and a devoted servant of the United Church of Christ where she held numerous leadership roles and served as UCC Board member for the Eastern Association council. Dorothy was also the church organist for 60 years and took pride in maintaining the organ so the church could enjoy the music as she did.
In her free time, Dorothy was an ambitious master seamstress. She also enjoyed quilting, cross stitching, flowers, playing cards and traveling. Friends and family treasured Dorothy because she had firm convictions and she always spoke her mind.
Dorothy passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at Grand Meadows in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 90 years, 3 months and 19 days. Dorothy lived a life of service to her family, community, church and most importantly to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. All her works on this earth were a display of Jesus’s love to those around her.
Blessed be her memory.
Dorothy is survived by her:
Husband, Delmer Herrmann of Glencoe, MN;
Son, Joel Herrmann and his wife, Shirley, of High Point, NC;
Grandchildren, Jodie Herrmann Lawson and her husband, Thomas, of Charlotte, NC,
Jessica Herrmann Lysse and her husband, Michael, of Greensboro, NC;
Great Grandchildren, Nora Michelle Lysse, Sawyer Joel David Lysse, and Tinsley Sophia Lawson;
Sister-in-law, Priscilla Hoof;
Nieces, Nephews, Other relatives, and many friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Hulda Hoof; brother, Hilary Hoof.
In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Ferguson Cemetery or Friedens Church c/o 11325 Zebra Avenue, Norwood Young America, MN 55368