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Phyllis Joan Herrman 1932 - 2021
Phyllis Joan Herrman

Phyllis Joan Herrman, 88, passed away Saturday June 26, 2021, at Country Living of Larned. She was born June 28, 1932, in Great Bend, to Nelson and Helen (DuBois) Stone. She married Hilbert Herrman Aug. 16, 1952, at Great Bend. He died Dec. 14, 2013.

A lifetime Great Bend resident, Phyllis was the State of Kansas Meat Inspector. She had also worked for Great Bend Packing performing clerical duties. She was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and Altar Society. Phyllis loved shopping and was known for sending everyone she knew a card for special occasions or “just because.” She enjoyed Community concerts, gardening and was an excellent cook, and taking care of people and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Survivors include, three sons, Mark Herrman and wife Ginger, and Tim Herrman and wife Chris, all of Great Bend, and Scott Herrman and wife Bobbie of Virginia; four daughters, Karen Bruno of West Liberty, Iowa, Stacie Kozlowski and husband Bruce of Larned, Trina Detherage and husband Brad of Great Bend, and Lori Hoffman and husband Steve of St. Louis, Mo.; brother James Nelson Stone Jr of Great Bend; 19 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hilbert Herrman; and a brother, Shelby Stone Sr. 

Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday June 28, 2021, at Bryant Funeral Home, with family present to greet friend’s 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., June 29, 2021, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Father Don Bedore presiding. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend. Memorials have been designated to Alzheimer’s Association, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS  67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 30, 2021