Hermann

HADH - St. George School Blood Drive Exceeds Goal With 57 Units Collected

Pictured on right is Allison Grzeskowiak, 1st time donor and Sara Ellis, Mobile Unit Associate. (Photo courtesy of HADH)

HERMANN, Mo. - Thanks to everyone who donated blood at The American Red Cross blood drive on August 15, 2013.  The drive was co-sponsored by Hermann Area District Hospital & St. George Home and School and held in the St. George Gymnasium where 57 pints of blood were collected, 71 people who presented to donate and a big hats off to the 7-first-time-donors!

Each pint of blood can be divided into three components—red cells, platelets and plasma—giving our blood drive the possibility of impacting 171 lives. 

Norma L. Whitman (March 25, 1929 - August 13, 2014)

Norma L. Whitman, 85, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Frene Valley Health Center.

Mrs. Whitman was born in Arcola, Illinois on March 25, 1929, the daughter of the late Roy and Nellie (Grove) Diffenderfer.

She was the widow of Paul Whitman. They were married February 22, 1948 at Jonesburg, Missouri.

Susan Lenger HADH's Employee of Second Quarter

Pictured above: Assistant Administrator/Director of Radiology Matt Siebert presents Susan Lenger, OTA/L with hospital Employee of the Second Quarter certificate. (Photo courtesy of HADH)

HERMANN, Mo. - Susan Lenger, OTA/L (Occupational Therapy Assistant in our Rehabilitation Therapy and Home Health department) was selected Employee of 2nd Quarter (April, May, June) by the Employee Appreciation Committee of Hermann Area District Hospital.

The employee of the quarter is selected by a committee of peers based upon the employee going above and beyond for the hospital and the community we serve.  She received a certificate, corsage, and $50 gift certificate to Vintage Restaurant.

Hermann Fitness Source Silver Sneakers® Program

Pictured above: Rosie Branson, June Fricke, Shirley Speckhals, JoAnn Lenger, Darlene Schneider, Henrietta Bader, Ann Reed, Maxine Witte, Audrey Pottebaum, Barb Schutt, Anne Althauser, and Carol Paubel. (Photo courtesy of HADH)

HERMANN, Mo. - The Hermann Fitness Source Silver Sneakers® SilverSplash Program has completed its 7th year; time flies when you’re having fun!

Man Walking Across Country Stops In Hermann, New Haven

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Norman Horn, pictured above, takes a short break from his walk across the country to take a picture with his Coast 2 Coast FTK cart which holds his supplies for the trip. 

HERMANN, NEW HAVEN, Mo. – Norman Horn, founder of Coast 2 Coast FTK, an organization that helps fight childhood cancer, stopped in Hermann, MO, Friday, August 8 and New Haven, MO, Saturday, August 9, on his way across the country.

Horn stayed overnight at The Stone Giraffe Bed & Breakfast in Hermann Friday before making his way to New Haven the next morning. While in New Haven, Horn stayed at The Flamingo Key. He left this morning, August 10, and is currently on his way to Augusta, MO.

Marie C. LaBoube (May 29, 1924 - August 8, 2014)

Marie C. LaBoube, 90, of Hermann passed away Friday, August 8, 2014 at The Arbors at Victorian Place, Washington, MO.

Mrs. LaBoube was born in Litchfield, Illinois on May 29, 1924, the daughter of the late Henry and Theresa (nee Meyer) Meyer.

She was a member of St. Paul's Church Berger, MO. Marie loved to sew, garden and take care of her lawn, she also enjoyed traveling with her husband.

My Hermann Mo. Post Office

Pictured left to right: Theresa Baughman, Terri, Schmidt, Genny Hoener, and Jody Elsenraat. (Photo by Gary Amirault)

By Gary Amirault

--I came into my local Post Office in Hermann, Mo the other day with “Wait! Oh yes, wait a minute.” With that clue, they were supposed to guess the name of that tune, Please Mr. Postman, recorded by the Marvelettes in 1961 and the Beatles in 1963.

One of the joys in my life is going to our local post office.  A smile is coming to my face just thinking about this place.

In recent months, I’ve been playing my version of “Name that tune” with the clerks (Jody and Terri) and whoever is in the back sorting mail. I sing a few words or a line of a song and they have to name the tune. Admittedly, I often make it more difficult for them since I’m usually out of key and not a great singer.

Charles Marion Morris (February 26, 1928 - July 30, 2014)

Charles Marion Morris, 86, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Frene Valley Health Center.

Mr. Morris was born in Flat River, Missouri on February 26, 1928, the son of the late George and Emma Morris.

He was the widower of Flora (Sliger) Morris. They were united in marriage on February 26, 1956. She preceded him in death on May 17, 1990.

Charles proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He did welding for power plants and was a member of the Boilmakers Local 27.

Harold A. Ocheskey (August 24, 1916 - July 26, 2014)

Harold Ocheskey passed away Saturday July 26th at the age of 97 at the Frene Valley Nursing Center Hermann, Missouri.

He was born in Pershing Missouri on August 24, 1916 to the late Arthur and Pauline Ocheskey. Harold was united in marriage to Erline Baries on November 20,1939.

Erline proceded him in death on November 20, 2007. He is survived by a son, Glen and his wife Janet Ocheskey of Hermann, a daughter-law Mary Jane Ocheskey of New Haven, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Stone Hill Winery Awarded Governor's Cup And C.V. Riley For Second Straight Year

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HERMANN, Mo - The 2014 Missouri Governor's Cup top honors were awarded to Stone Hill Winery for their 2012 Cross J Vineyard Norton.  This prestigious wine also took home the top honors of C.V. Riley Award for Best Norton and the designation of Best of Class Dry Red wine.

This marks the second straight year Stone Hill Winery won both the Governor’s Cup and C.V. Riley Award after winning both awards last year for their 2011 Estate Bottled Norton.

The Missouri Wine Competition is a premier competition designed to recognize and promote quality wines made in the state.

Damond Dale Thomas (January 18, 1943 - July 21, 2014)

Damond Dale Thomas, 71, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Boone Hospital, Columbia, Missouri.

Mr. Thomas was born in Americus, Missouri on January 18, 1943, the son of the late Sidney and Gussie (Lee) Thomas.

He was the widower of Marilyn Louise (Heiple) Thomas.

Damond worked for over 30 years for A.P. Green of Mexico, Missouri. He was a member of the Hermann Eagles. He enjoyed relaxing and sitting down with friends and drinking a cold beer and playing poker. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and working on old cars.

Raymond C. Hulsey, Jr. (December 27, 1938 - July 18, 2014)

Raymond C. Hulsey, Jr., 75, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Hermann Area District Hospital.

Mr. Hulsey was born in St. Louis, Missouri on December 12, 1938, the son of the late Raymond Hulsey, Sr. and Marie (Bourbon) Hulsey. He was the wife of Ruth (Hoerstkamp) Hulsey. They were married on November 8, 2003 at Hermann, Missouri. Ruth survives in rural Hermann, Missouri. Raymond (Chalk) is also survived by a daughter Christy(Terry) Coon of Villa Ridge, a daughter Patricia(Larry) Barbaglia of Florrisant, Missouri, a granddaughter Isabella Barbaglia of Florrisant, Missouri, and a step-son Benjamin Lloyd of rural Hermann, Missouri. He was proceeded in death by 3 brothers Lloyd L. Hulsey, Elbert D. Hulsey, and Donald G. Hulsey.

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