Representative Donald F. Hermann View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 9/23/2001
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 70 (1983)
71 (1985)
72 (1987) - 73 (1989)
Home County: Scott
Donald F. Hermann
Scott County


Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Donald F. Hermann begs to submit the following Memorial:

Mr. Hermann was born on July 19, 1921 to Emil and Minnie (Korbitz) Hermann. He married Alida Wolff in Chicago in 1948. He was a graduate in journalism from the University of Illinois. He served in World War II. He worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for 31 years. He was a member of the Lutheran Church, AMVETS, Lions International, and the Bettendorf Chamber of Commerce. In 1990, the Board of Directors of the Iowa Good Roads Association named him Legislator of the Year for his work with road legislation.

Mr. Hermann, a republican, served four terms in the House of Representatives from 1983-1990.

Mr. Hermann passed away on September 23, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Alida of Bettendorf; two daughters, Holly Boesch of Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Carole Chambers of West Des Moines; a son, Mark Hermann of Bettendorf; two sisters, Charlotte Nork of Manitowisch, Wisconsin and Lois Frey of Cedar, Michigan; and seven grandchildren.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved By The House Of Representatives Of The Seventy-Ninth General Assembly Of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Donald F. Hermann, the State has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the House by this Resolution would express its appreciation of his service.

Be It Further Resolved, That a copy of this Resolution be spread upon the Journal of the House, and that the Chief Clerk be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the family of the deceased.