Mary Hermen, Elgin, Iowa, November 6, 2020

Mary Hermen, 66, of Elgin, Iowa died November 6, 2020 at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa. Mary was born December 22, 1953 to Charles and Irene (Gamm) Landis in Oelwein, Iowa. She graduated from Starmont High School in 1972.

Mary was united in marriage with Steven Hermen on August 26, 1972 at Arlington Lutheran Church, Arlington, Iowa. Five children were born to this union, Jennifer, Brian, Bradley, Randy and Rodney. Mary was a cook, waitress and bartender. She collected knick-knacks, enjoyed camping, shopping, Elvis Presley, live music and antiques. Mary loved to cook and being around people and spending time with her grandchildren. She would help anybody in need.

Mary is survived by her husband, Steven Hermen of forty-eight years; her children, Jennifer Williams of Elgin, Brian  (Kellie) Hermen of Eldorado, Bradley Hermen of Elgin, Randy Hermen of Waukon and Rodney (Jennifer) Hermen of Elgin; her grandchildren, Angela, Steven, Meranda, Alisha, Krys, Zachary, Hailey, Noah, Brady, Hailey, Cameron and Bentley; great-grandchildren, Avery, Brayland and Bentley and a brother, Duane (Margaret) Landis of Arlington and his children, Charles, Paula, Ashley and grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Charlotte Horseman; brother, Lloyd Landis; her father and mother-in-law, James and Rosella Hermen and her great-granddaughter, Riley Larson.

Visitation will be Monday, November 9, 2020 from 4-7 pm at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elgin, Iowa.

A private family service and burial will be held.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elgin, Iowa is helping the family with the arrangements.

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