Herman C. Sollman,
83, of Fort Branch, IN passed away on Tuesday, June 21st, 2005 at the River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, IN.
He was born on November 13th,
1921 in Gibson County, IN to the late George and Hulda
Besides his parents, Herman
is preceded in death by his 1st wife, Ann Sollman in
1980; and brothers and sisters, George, Edwin, and Walter Sollman,
Elizabeth Knir, Marie Kuester,
Anna Sollman, Selma Sollman,
Lorene Sollman, Norma Warren, and Doris Wildt.
Herman attended the ChristianFellowshipChurch in Evansville. He was a WW II Navy veteran, having served from 1942
until 1945. He graduated from the University of Evansville with a masters degree and from PeabodyCollegeVanderbiltUniversity with a Masters. He taught and coached basketball for 6 years
helping Patoka win its 1st and only sectional in 1955. He taught for 3 years at Fort Branch High
School, where he was Assistant Basketball Coach, Head Baseball Coach, and
managed little league. In 1958 he went
where he taught, coached and was Athletic Director until his retirement in
1984. He also managed American Legion
Baseball for 13 years. He was a member
of the VFW in Evansville and the American Legion in Boonville, IN.He enjoyed
working at home, traveling, playing golf, and gardening. He also enjoyed watching Cardinal baseball.
Herman is survived by his 2nd
wife, Frances (Dilbeck) Sollman;
2 children and their wives, David and Kelly Sollman
of Zionsville, IN, and Dan and Leigh Sollman of
Boonville, IN; 2 step children, Diana Pegram of
Indianapolis, IN, and Linda Bent of Indianapolis, IN; a brother and sister,
Herschel and his wife Maggie Sollman of Fort Branch,
IN and Mrs. HuldaSchnautz
of Evansville, IN; 3 grandchildren, Rebecca, Michael, and Alex Sollman; 4 step grandchildren, Michael and Steve Pegram, Jane Meyer, and Keri Brown; and 6 step great grandchildren.
Services for Herman will be Friday, June
24th, 2005 at at the Stodghill Funeral home located on Hwy. 168
West in FortBranch, Reverend Spencer Downs will officiate, burial will be in Maple GroveCemetery in Boonville, IN.
Friends may call for
visitation on Thursday, June 23rd, 2005 from until at the
funeral home. Military services will be conducted on Friday at the Cemetery