Official Obituary of

James Herrmann

September 12, 2023

James Herrmann Obituary

In loving memory of James G. Herrmann, who passed away at the age of 86.  He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Dorathea (Dora), nee Faust, Herrmann, and step-father, Louis Toenjes of Columbia, Illinois and his brother, Paul L. Toenjes of Columbia, Illinois.

Survivors include his nephew Bradley (Sheri) Toenjes of Columbia, Illinois, niece, Jennifer (Kevin) Anderson of Webster Groves, Missouri, and special friend, Luz E. Badillo of Valparaiso, Indiana.

He attended Immaculate Conception grade school in Columbia, Illinois and St. Henry Preparatory Seminary in Belleville, Illinois.

He served in the United States Air Force from 1959-1963.  He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant where he repaired communications equipment for the control tower as well as ground-based aides to navigation.

James’ unwavering Catholic Faith, and his devotion guided his daily life.  He was a longtime parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Chicago, Illinois.  James enjoyed singing and was a major part of the choir, extremely helpful with all technical care, and especially the sound system.  He was a computer expert, and had a passion for science and math.  James was an intelligent, kind, compassionate, and all around exceptional person who made a difference in so many lives.  He was most recently a member of Our Lady of Sorrows in Valparaiso, Indiana.

The family appreciates your prayers and concerns. Memorials may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice.

A visitation will be held Friday September 22, 2023 10:00am- 11:00am with a service at 11:00am at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy. Park Ridge. Interment All Saints. Info at  (847) 685-1002

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September 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Service
September 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068


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