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Alvin Louis Germann

Alvin Louis Germann, 74, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 7:15 p.m. 
Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Moore Haven, Fla. He was born in Jefferson 
County on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 1934, a son of Reinhardt "R.A." and Nellie 
(Piercy) Germann. He married Rita Ann Fitzjerrells on June 11, 1954, in McLeansboro. 

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel at Mt. Vernon Memorial 
Gardens in Woodlawn with the Rev. Wendell Garrison officiating. Interment will follow 
at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday 
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

Alvin is survived by his wife, Rita Germann of Mt. Vernon; two sons, Andy Germann 
and special friend Jill McIntosh of Salem and Rodney Germann and wife Donna of 
Downers Grove; four grandchildren, Bryce and Marcy Germann of Bloomington and Olivia 
and Ian Germann of Downers Grove; three sisters, Louise Smith of Ashley, Vera Place 
of Woodlawn and Viola Weatherford and husband Bob of Woodlawn; brother, George Germann 
and wife Marjorie of Mt. Vernon; sister-in-law, Jean Germann of Mt. Vernon; and several 
nieces and nephews.

His parents and one brother, Jake Germann preceded him in death.

Alvin served in the U.S. Army; he later owned and operated Alvin Germann Trucking until
retiring and was a member of Mount Catherine Christian Church in Woodlawn.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Logan Street Baptist Church and will 
be accepted at the funeral home, or from the online obituary at,   

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 3/9/2009 
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