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Herman Wilhelm Bieritz
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1910
Yorkville
Kendall County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 3, 1997
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA

Herman W. Bieritz of Ottawa, IL, passed away at the Pleasantview Nursing home in Ottawa. He was born on the family farm in Yorkville, IL, the son of Herman and Minnie (Freise) Bieritz, Sr. Herman was united in marriage on September 8, 1939, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, to the former Evelyn Nina Walker. Mr. Bieritz was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Yorkville.

He was a 1933 graduate of the University of Illinois, with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering. He was a member of the Registered Illinois Society of Professional Engineers. Herman served his country during World War II, as a Major in the Army Signal Corps, stationed in the Pacific Theater. He was employed by the Illinois Department of Transportation, in Ottawa for over 30 years, until his retirement in 1975.

He was survived by his son, John Herman (Lise) Bieritz, of Downers Grove, IL, three grandchildren, Erick, Emily, and Ehren Bieritz, all at home in Downers Grove, two brothers, Erick Bieritz of Ottawa and Walter (Elorn) Bieritz, of Yorkville, as well as his sister-in-law, Ruth Bieritz of Joliet and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Evelyn, in 1972, six sisters, Evelyn Hardecopf, Rhoda Bieritz, Anna Sullivan, Esther Bieritz, Irene Bieritz, and Ruth Bieritz, and three brothers, George, Gerhardt, and Reuben Bieritz.

Visitation was Tuesday, May 6, 1997, at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 East Countryside Parkway, Yorkville, IL.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 7, 1997, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, with Pastor John Leaf officiating. Pallbearers were Wesley Bieritz, Lyle Hardecopf, James Harbacek, Virgil Lippold, Raymond Merkel, and Ken Walker.

Memorials may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, the American Leukemia Research foundation, or the Easter Seal Treatment Center on Adams Street in Ottawa, IL. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Evelyn N Bieritz (1910 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Yorkville
Kendall County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: David Bieritz
Record added: Oct 07, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9562935
Herman Wilhelm Bieritz
Added by: James Seidelman
 
Herman Wilhelm Bieritz
Added by: David Bieritz
 
 
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