Herman Albert Lehmann was born January 29, 1921 in Muellersville, the son of Herman August and Meta Schawe Lehmann. He was baptized and confirmed at the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, and grew up in Muellersville and attended the Wesley School. Herman served his country during World War II in the United States Army in the Airborne Engineers participating in the D-Day landing in Normandy. On March 19, 1949, he was united in marriage with Bessie Mae Sebesta at the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Herman and Bessie made their home in Bellville and were active members of the Nelsonville Brethren Church. Herman worked for the Southern Pacific and Santa Fe Railroad retiring in 1985 after 36 years of service. A former church elder, Herman enjoyed working outdoors and helping out at the farm. He passed away Friday, June 25, 2004 in Bellville at the age of 83. He is survived by his Wife of over 55 years, Bessie mae Lehmann of Bellville; son, Kenneth Wayne lehmann and his wife, Betty, of Brenham; sister, Vernita Dora Lehmann, Also of Brenham; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ben and Lois Sebesta of Bellville; special niece, Karen Sebesta and her husband, David of Bellville; and numerous other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; twin sister, Helen Louise Lehmann, and sisters, Meta Mary Lehmann and Irene Johanna Lehmann. Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 28, 2004 at the Nelsonville Brethren Church with the Rev. Michael Groseclose officiating. Interment followed in the National Cemetery in Nelsonville. Pallbearers were David Sebesta, Warren Klump, Luther Hueske, Robert Lehmann, Alton Urbanovsky and Ernest Urbanovsky. Honoray pallbearers were Benard Dannhaus, Waldo Dannhaus, Lonnie Nordt, Alvin Lehmann and Eugene Urbanovsky. In lieu of usual remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the Nelsonville Brethren Church, 902 Church Rd., Bellville, Texas 77418. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville.
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