Hermann Middle School Teachers And Staff Donate $385 To Hermann Fire Department

Pictured left to right: Presenting the check are secretary Marlene Kottmann and fourth grade teacher Rebecca Summers to Hermann Fire Department Chief David Schulte and the newest recruits to the department, Hermann High School seniors Blake Overkamp and Zach Speckhals. (Photo courtesy of Cheryl Schwartze)

HERMANN, Mo. - In the spirit of community and giving, the Hermann Middle School teachers and staff presented $385 to the Hermann Area Volunteer Fire Department.

Virgil Charles Laboube April 28, 1922 - January 10, 2015

Virgil Charles Laboube, age 92, of Hermann, died Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Frene Valley Health Center, Hermann.

Mr. Laboube was born in Little Berger, on April 28, 1922, the son of the late Frank and Clara (Gatzemeyer) Laboube Sr.

He was the husband of  Ruth Laboube (nee Hug) who survives. They were married on October 19, 1946 at St. Joseph's Church, Little Berger.

Norma D. Rohlfing (Traub) February 15, 1939 - January 6, 2015

Norma  D.  Rohlfing, 75, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Monday, January 6, 2014 at New Haven Care Center, New Haven, Missouri.

Mrs. Rohlfing was born in Stony Hill, Missouri on February 15, 1939, the daughter of the late William and Evelyn (Kottmeyer) Traub.

She was the widow of Marvin B. Rohlfing.  They were married September 9, 1961 at St. James U.C.C., Stony Hill, MO.  Marvin preceded her in death on October 7, 2009.

Zita Mary Johnson June 12, 1920 - January 4, 2015

Zita  Mary  Johnson, 94, of Rhineland, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Frene Valley Health Center, Hermann, Missouri.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Starkenburg, Missouri on June 12, 1920, the daughter of the late Gerhard and Katherine (Struttmann) Overkamp.

She was the widow of Richard Marion Johnson.  They were married September 18, 1943 at Bridgeton, Missouri.

Michael Dean LaBoube January 16, 1987 - January 1, 2015

Michael  Dean  LaBoube, 27, of Quincy, Illinois, passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Berger, Missouri.

Mr. LaBoube was born in Hermann, Missouri on January 16, 1987, the son of  Dean E. LaBoube and LouAnn (Caspers) Hatfield.

Michael formerly worked for Wal-Mart as a clerk. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, listening to music, dancing, watching American Idol and playing video games.

John E. Waters, Jr. September 6, 1943 - December 15, 2014

John Edward Waters, Jr. was born to John Edward Waters and Elcie Nettie (Wright) Waters on September 6, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri. John entered into eternal rest on December 15, 2014 at the age of 71.  His body is to be cremated and interned at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. 

John attended school in Kirkwood, MO, East St. Louis, IL and St. Louis, MO. Following his elementary education John entered O'Fallon Technical High School in 1958 and graduated from Auto Mechanics in 1962. 

Following high school he enlisted in the United States Marines with boot camp at Camp Pendleton, CA. He was assigned to the Third Marine Division (tank battalion) and worked in the message center. 

Tina Ileen Staley January 30, 1973 - December 13, 2014

Tina  Ileen  Staley, 41, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at New Haven, Missouri.

Mrs. Staley was born in Hermann, Missouri on January 30, 1973, the daughter of  Lloyd G. and Ileen D. (Humburg) Theissen.

She was the wife of Clifford J. Staley.  They were married May 14, 1994 at Hermann.  Clifford survives in Hermann.

Darlene Kattelmann Cappel September 19, 1926 - December 12, 2014

Mrs. Darlene  Kattelmann Cappel age  88, of Hermann passed away Friday, December 12th, 2014 at Hermann Area District Hospital, Hermann, MO.

Mrs. Cappel was born in McKittrick, Missouri on September 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Albert and Bertha (Patton) Schmidt.

She was married to Elmer Kettelmann on November 17, 1945 at the Hermann United Methodist Church, Hermann, Mo. Elmer passed away August 6, 2003. She then married James Cappel on April 4, 2009 in Hermann. Mr Cappel passed away March 24, 2013.