Obituary: Harold Dean Hermstein

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Harold Dean Hermstein, 69, died on April 11, 2022 on the homestead in Council Grove, Kansas.

Harold was born Sept. 1, 1952 to August and Dorothy June Hermstein. He grew up on a farm just outside of Council Grove where he was later joined by two brothers, Guy and Marion Hermstein. Harold later moved to Hesston, Kansas where he raised two children, Frances (Hermstein) Heddin and Andrew Hermstein.

He worked at Hesston Corporation, which later became Agco, for 35 years before returning to Council Grove. Harold enjoyed being with friends and family, and became very involved with his church. He was a very giving person who often went above and beyond to help someone.

Harold is survived by his brothers, Guy Hermstein and Marion Hermstein; his two children and their spouses, Frances and Jonathan Heddin, Andrew and Lavonne Hermstein, and his eight grandchildren.

Harold was precedented in death by his parents, August and Dorothy June Hermstein and an aunt, Dorothy Pearl Hermstein.

A graveside service was held April 14, 2022 at Greenwood Cemetery.

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