Herschel W. Sollman, 88, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at DeaconessGatewayHospital in Newburgh, IN.
He was born to the late
George H. and Hulda (Hasselbrinck)
Sollman on Apr. 8, 1924 in Fort Branch, IN.
Herschel was retired as a
mail carrier for the U.S. Postal service, and was a member of the FortBranchFirstUnitedMethodistChurch. He was also a member of the Fort Branch
Masonic Lodge #696, the Evansville Scottish Rite, the
Evansville Hadi Shrine. Herschel enjoyed his
garden and his farm, and got a lot of joy from watching Gibson Southern
Besides his parents, Herschel
was also preceded in death by his first wife, Emma Lou (McCarty) Sollman, 12 brothers and sisters, George, Selma, Hermann,
Edwin, Walter, Lorena Sollmam, Elizabeth Kneer, HuldaSchnautz,
Norma Warren, Anna Meyer, Marie Kuester, and Doris Wildt.
He is survived by his wife,
Opal (Grimm, Keeker) Sollman,
a son, Steve (Patricia) Sollman of North Vernon, IN,
4 step children, Marilyn (Ross) Brittingham of Oatsville, IN, Rick (Sharon) Keeker of Francisco, IN,
Marsha (Lee) Binhack of Princeton, IN, and Janelle
Young of Fort Branch, IN. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren,
Michelle (Matthew) Sharp, Emily, Benjamin, and Rachael Sollman,
9 step-grandchildren, and 16 step-great grandchildren.
Services will be on Tuesday, May 8,
2012 at at the Stodghill Funeral
Home located on Hwy. 168 West in Fort Branch, IN, Rev. Rick Miller will officiate. Burial will be
in WalnutHillCemetery in Fort Branch, IN.
Visitation will be on Monday Apr. 7,
2012 from until and again at the funeral home from until service time on Tuesday. A Masonic Service by the Fort
Branch Masonic Lodge # 696 will be conducted at on Monday evening at the funeral home.