HAYS — Lois Charlene Herrman, 64, formerly of Hays, died Jan. 26, at the Hays Medical Center. Born Aug. 28, 1949, in Russell, she was the daughter of Albert E. and Doris A. (Ochs) Karst. In 1967, she graduated from Plainville High School. She received her nurses aid and LPN degrees from Colby Community College, and her RN degree from Barton County Community College. On May 11, 1974, she married Patrick “Pat” Herrman in Hays. She was a registered nurse and retired as the Director of a Rehab Unit in Fort Mohave, Ariz. She loved ceramics, reading, shopping, crocheting, making photo albums, cooking, sewing, spending time with her grandson, and was an excellent caregiver for her family and friends.
Mrs. Herrman was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church in Hays.
Survivors include her husband, Pat, of the home; a son, Nicholas Herrman of Laughlin, Nev.; a daughter, Kaylene Herrman and her husband John Christian of Sturgis, S.D.; a grandson, Perry Herrman; three brothers, Tom Karst and wife Mary of Hays, Doug Karst of Andover, and Mark Karst and wife Shannon of Victoria; three sisters Dianne Schmidt and husband Gene, Maryln Schumacher and husband Larry, and Patty Karst, all of Great Bend; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Steven Karst; and a sister Lanita Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Hays. Burial will be at the Mt. Allen Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Lois C. Herrman funeral service fund, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Hays Memorial Chapel*
1906 Pine St
Hays, Ks. 67601
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Jan. 28, 2014