August “Eddie,” “Auggie” E. Herber, 90, of Huron, passed away late Saturday evening, June 23, 2012, in Erie County Care Facility.
August was born on May 26, 1922, in Sandusky, to Joseph and Mary (Damm) Herber. Eddie was an honorary lifetime member of The Pioneer Power Association. He enjoyed rebuilding engines, making models of old farm machinery, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughter, Donna Marie (Leo) Cottrell, of Dover, Tenn.; two sons, Bruce Edward (Lisa) Herber, of Sandusky, Robert (Stacey) Herber, of Huron; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mildred Grimm, of Huron.
Including his parents, August was preceded in death by his ex-wife, Evva June (Walters) Herber, in 1999; an infant son, William Herber; three brothers, Wilbert, John, and Joe Herber; three sisters, Elizabeth Smith, Dorothy Didion, Mary Koelsch; and one great grandson, Donovan Lykins.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28, at the funeral home. Rev. Dennis Henkle will officiate. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
Those wishing to contribute to August “Eddie”, “Auggie” Herber’s memory may do so to the Shriners Burn Unit for Children, Zenobia Temple, 1511 Madison Ave., Toledo, OH 43624.
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