Sister Annice Herman

Sister Annice Herman died peacefully on July 7, 2013, at St. Francis Home in Fond du Lac, WI.

Dolores Herman (Sister Annice) was born on October 28, 1921, in Ellis, Kansas, to Nick and Anna Lang Herman.  She entered the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes on July 18, 1935, and made her first profession of vows on August 15, 1940. She was educated at Marian College of Fond du Lac, De Paul University of Chicago, and St. Norbert College of De Pere.  Her primary ministry was teaching in elementary schools from 1940 until 1983: St. Luke’s in Two Rivers, WI; St. Francis in Munjor, Kansas; St. Mary in Ellis, Kansas; Our Lady Queen of Angels in East Harlem, NY; Holy Family in Bronx, NY; St. Mary in Nanty-Glo, PA; Sacred Heart in Yonkers, NY; Immaculate Conception in Elmhurst, IL: and Sacred Heart in Colby, Kansas. After her retirement from teaching she continued her ministry by volunteering in Kansas, New Mexico, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

Preceding her in death were her parents Nick and Anna Herman; brothers Theodore, Clarence, and Louis; sisters Lauraine Herman, Stella Neuburger, Lydia Frank, and Bernice Lang.

She is survived by her sister Rita Mae Schubert and brothers Ervin, Lawrence, and Leroy, and by the Sisters of St. Agnes, with whom she lived, prayed, and ministered.

Visitation for Sister Annice will be held from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM on July 11, 2013, with a prayer service at 11:00 AM at Nazareth Court and Center, 375 Gillett St., Fond du Lac, WI.

The Mass of Christian Burial with be held on July 7, 2013, at 1:30 PM at St. Francis Home Chapel, 33 Everett St, with Father Ken Smits, Capuchin, presiding.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Springs Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Sisters of St. Agnes Development Office, 320 County Road K, Fond du Lac, WI 54937.

The Sisters of St. Agnes are grateful to the nurses and staff of Nazareth Court and Center and St. Francis Home, as well as to the staff of Hospice Hope, for their care of Sister Annice.

Zacherl Funeral Home is serving the Sisters of the Congregation of St. Agnes.