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Herman, Edward A. 1863-1927


Posted By: Doris Hoffman (email)
Date: 6/21/2010 at 15:44:09

Plymouth County Pioneer Succumbs
to Disease Which Killed Daughter

Edward Herman was born in Bretstown,
N. J., Aug. 6, 1863 and died at
his home in Burke, S. D., Jan. 8, 1927
at the age of 63 years, 5 months and
2 days.

Mr. Herman came to Plymouth county
with his parents about 1881. On
New Year's Day, 1889 he was united
in marriage to Miss Emma Stinton.

To this union four children were
born, 1 daughter and three sons.
Mrs. Herman preceded him in death
about 25 years ago. Mr. Herman, by
help of his daughter Myrtle, kept
his family together until the boys all
married, and about 8 or 9 years ago,
with two of his sons, he moved to
Burke, S. D., where he lived until his

About the middle of December he
was stricken with pneumonia and on
the 20th of December he became very
low and they sent for the children
who lived near Adaville and in driving
across the country Myrtle caught
cold and contracted pneumonia. Mr.
Herman rallied and Myrtle preceded
him in death. Although he rallied for
a time his vitality was swept away
and left him in such a weakened condition
that the end came at 4 o'clock
Saturday afternoon, Jan. 8.

He leaves to mourn his departure
three sons, Elmer and Lester of Burke,
and Harvey of Adaville. Myrtle was
laid to rest just two week s to the hour
previous to the time her father was
buried. Funeral services were conducted
by Rev. L. A. Fleanming, pastor of
the U. B. church at Adaville and he
was laid to rest beside the remains of
his wife and daughter.

Le Mars Globe-Post
Thursday, January 13, 1927


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