Donald Herman

Donald Herman

Donald Levi Herman, of Chesley, passed away at Elgin Abbey Nursing Home, Chesley on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.  He was 90.

Born in Howick Township on June 1, 1931 to the late Alfred and Lorena (nee Dietz) Herman. Donald was employed for over 32 years with Walkerton Public Utilities until his retirement.

Survived by his wife Violet (Preiss),children Susan Small (David), Alan and Debbie Herman, and Edward Herman, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his sister Eileen Kyte of Durham.  Predeceased by his parents Alfred and Lorena (Dietz) Herman, daughter Katherine Collingridge, granddaughter Angela Thunstrom and siblings Leonard (Shirley), Ralph (Chris), Ruth Reidt (Victor), Marie Loos (Dennis) and Neil (Jean)

Family and friends are invited to a public Visitation held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Monday, May 16, 2022 from 10am until time of a Funeral Service at 11am.

Pastor Lyndsay McGregor and Gordon Cox officiating. Interment in Clifford Public Cemetery, Clifford.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to Elgin Abbey Activity Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. 

VIDEO: Tribute Slideshow


Public Condolences

Vi, Al and Debbie and family. I am so sad to hear of Don's passing. There are people that pass through our lives that
- we respect
- are a witness to us
- are humorous
- generous with time and resources
- become a really good friend
Don was all of these and much more to me. When I have a tough day I can always think back to one of Don's stories as only he could tell a story. It is with confidence that I can say goodbye to Don knowing his destination. Please forgive my absence at Don's service but I will have to stay away due to my close contact with Covid. God Bless
Doug and Elaine Schaab and family

— Douglas Schaab
May 15, 2022

Many great memories of Don, his wit and humour will be missed. Our condolences and prayers to the family.

— Dennis and Rose Edwards
May 14, 2022

To Vi and the family and Taco my condolences go out to you.
Don said he had to live till the Leafs won the Cup he was a true leaf fan. I was one of Don's PSWs when he was at home. He had his stories and always had a joke to tell you. RIP my friend.

Eric S

— Eric Schwippl
May 13, 2022

Don lived behind us up on Hinks Street when I was a kid. We often would watch the men on the PUC working . Our little gang of boys had a nick name for Don, and I never forgot it R.I.P. " GUVNER "

— charles ashbury
May 13, 2022

I was so sorry to hear of Don's death. I remember in his testimony he said it only took one trip to the alter . It does my heart good when ever I think of that. Carol

— Ken & Carol Zister
May 12, 2022