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Bob Herman
1927 - 2018


Robert ‘Bob’ Herman passed away while in the peaceful surroundings of the St. Joseph’s Home - Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on  Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the age of 90 years. Bob’s memory will be cherished in the hearts of his sister, Irene Hayward; sister-in-law, Olive Herman as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Amelia Herman; two brothers, David and Lawrence as well as a brother-in-law, Norman Hayward. Bob was born in Eagle Butte, Alberta, on May 18, 1927. He received his education in a one room school house at Little Plume, Alberta, later furthering his education and achieving his journeyman’s certification as a Heavy Duty Mechanic. Bob worked the next number of years as a mechanic before returning to the farm in the early 1960’s. He continued to ranch and work the land for the next 50 years before selling the farm and retiring. Family wish to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Meadowlands Retirement Facility for the excellent care provided to Bob over his 10 years there. They also wish to acknowledge the staff at St. Joseph’s Home - Carmel Hospice where Bob received wonderful care during his final days.  A private family gathering to honour Bob’s memory will be held at a future date.