Ellen L. Herrmann (nee Gustafson) age 78 longtime resident of Crete, Illinois passed away on July 6, 2022. Beloved wife of 56 years to Paul; loving mother to Scott (Karla), Andrew (Michelle), Philip (Kristin) and the late infant Dean Herrmann. Beautiful grandmother to 7; great grandmother to 7. Dear sister to Carol (late Richard) Linnington and Jack (Janis) Gustafson. Fond aunt to many. Preceded in death by her parents John and Gladys (nee Benson) Gustafson. In 1969 Ellen graduated with a degree in music from Olivet Nazarene University. Ellen went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Library Sciences in 1991. Ellen dedicated over 40 years as an employee of the Crete Public Library. Ellen was also the organist for 61 years at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Monee. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. In lieu of flowers make donations to St. Paul UCC Church, 5323 Margaret in Monee, Illinois.
Memorial gathering and service on Saturday, July 16th from 8:30am until time of service at 11:30am at St Paul United Church of Christ, 5323 Margaret Street, Monee, Illinois. Arrangements are entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Private burial to be at a later date at St Paul UCC Cemetery in Monee, Illinois Info: (708) 672-7600.
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She played the organ at both of our weddings. She was such a joy to have in our family tree.
God’s Blessings and comfort to all of you.