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Milton Edward Herrmann

August 8, 1928 – December 2, 2023

Milton Edward Herrmann

Paul Young Funeral Home is assisting the Family

Obituary via Paul Young Funeral Home

Milt was born on August 8, 1928 to Katharina (nee Biemueller) and August Herrmann in Cincinnati, Ohio on a farm in what is now Mt. Airy Forest. When Milton was 18 months old his family moved farther out into the country onto a farm his parents purchased on Springdale road. He grew up on this family farm where he tended a multitude of crops from a very young age. As a teenager he continued to farm as he began building up a herd of dairy cattle. On October 26th, 1951 Milton married Jeanne Marie Hautz. He was called up to serve in the United States Army in 1954 where he was part of the Infantry, Tank Battalion at Fort Knox,, Kentucky, Fort Carson, Colorado and lastly Fort Riley, Kansas. It was there in Kansas, that Jeanne gave birth to Milton’s first child Nancy. Four years after returning home saw the birth of his and Jeanne’s second child, James. Milton continued to farm and was also offered a position as a bus driver for Northwest Local Schools. He retired from his career as a bus driver 28 years later in 1985. After retiring Milton continued to farm and was rarely still. He continued to garden and farm right up to his passing, planting bulbs and shrubs and making plans for next year’s beds of flowers. Jeanne passed on February 6, 2006. In 2008 Milt met and married Mary Anne Coates welcoming not just Mary Ann but also Mary Anne’s five children and numerous grandchildren into the family.

Milt was always a hard worker and liked to stay busy. He grew many different crops over the years and
managed many types of livestock, from cattle, sheep and rabbits. As a bus driver, he won awards for his
driving skills and ability to maneuver in challenging settings.

Milton was also a man whose laughter was never long hidden. He loved hearing and telling a good,
funny story. He was kind and considerate and a good friend. He looked forward to socializing and
loved to dance. Milton was passionate about sports. He was a lifelong Reds fan and was himself an
accomplished athlete. He won medals in the Senior Olympics. He was great at horseshoes and softball
and his volleyball serve had a a wicked spin. Milt continued to play well into his seventies. Milton was
a passionate traveler. He drove across America from Maine to California from Oregon to Florida
including two memorial drives to Alaska along the gravel roads of the AlCan. He loved hiking and
being in the outdoors, he was in the house to eat and sleep, otherwise he was on the go, outside and

He is the devoted and loving father of Nancy (Dan) Powers and James (Lisa Staggs) Herrmann; loving
stepfather to Beth (Denny) Wilhite, James (Vickie) Dyer, Kenneth (Nancy) Dyer and Steven (Stephanie)
Dyer; cherished grandfather of Margaret Herrmann, Erik Herrmann, Stefanie (Peter) Savage,
Matthew Powers and Jason Powers; and dear grandfather and great grandfather of numerous
grandkids. He was preceded in death by his first wife Jeanne, his second wife Mary Ann, his parents
Katharina and August, and his siblings: Arthur (Cleta) Herrmann, Howard Herrmann and Helen
(Donald) Finley. 

A visitation for Milt will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Mt.
Healthy from 10:00 – 12:00 until time of funeral service at 12:00. The graveside service will
immediately follow at Arlington Memorial Gardens at 1:00. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to Ohio 4-H Youth Development.



Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Paul Young Funeral Home

7345 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45231


Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 12:00 PM

Paul Young Funeral Home

7345 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45231


Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 1:00 PM

The Arlington Memorial Gardens

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