Hans (John) E. Herhold, Hemlock, Michigan
Hans (John) E. Herhold
Passed away Monday, June 1, 2009. Age 80 years. The son of the late Hans and Helena (Kroll) Herhold was born June 4, 1928 in Flint, Michigan. He married Mary Jane Lanphierd, October 7, 1947. She passed away February 6, 2005. He had served with the Merchant Marines and was employed as a Pipefitter with Dow Chemical Company, retiring in 1982 with thirty-five years of service. He served with the Jonesfield-Lakefield Fire and Rescue Dept. for twenty-eight years. He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Hemlock. He enjoyed gardening, playing cards and dancing. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and especially loved to teach his grandchildren about the sports. Mr. and Mrs. Herhold spent many summers in the Glennie, Michigan area. Surviving are three children and their spouses, Sharyl and Dan Buckley, Merrill, MI; Dennis and Renee Herhold, Hemlock, MI; Terry and Dick Willman, Merrill, MI; nine grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren with another great grandson due in September; two sisters, one brother, Bernice Jones, Coleman, MI; Philip Herhold, Farwell, MI; Joan Bower, Coleman, MI; several nieces and nephews. A brother, James Herhold, has predeceased him. The funeral service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2009, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 2461 N. Raucholz Rd. Rev. Martin J. Hagenow will officiate with burial in Lakefield Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. in Merrill from 2:00-5:00 and 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday and then at the Church from 1:30 p.m. Friday until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Peter Lutheran Church, the Cartwright Care Center or the Jonesfield- Lakefield Fire and Rescue Units.