Betty Grace (Hickman) Herrmann passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the age of 82 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. She was born on July 4, 1939 in Lamar, Colorado as the daughter of Glenn Allen Hickman and Mable Eunice (Gibson) Hickman.
Betty began her life in Lamar, grew up in the Granada area, and attended Granada High School. In 1956 she caught a bus to Syracuse, Kansas and began working at the Phillips 66 Café. On May 9, 1959, she married the love of her life Lawrence Nicholas Herrmann. They made their home South of Kendall, Kansas where they began farming and ranching. To this union five children were born; Teresa, Marie, Henry, Sharon, and Glenn. They continued with the farming and ranching lifestyle, moving North East of Syracuse in 1975 and to Ashland, Kansas in 1991. By 2007 Lawrence and Betty had retired and moved to Dodge City, Kansas. After the passing of Lawrence in 2017, Betty moved to the Retirement Village in Lakin, Kansas in 2020 where she resided until her passing.
Betty was a member of the St. Raphael Catholic Church, Alter Society, and the Kansas Cowbell Association. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, cooking, gardening, traveling, QVC shopping, and gambling. Her greatest enjoyment; however, was spending time with her family, grandchildren, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Glenn Allen Hickman, her mother Mable Eunice (Gibson) Hickman, her husband Lawrence Nicholas Herrmann, Three Brothers: Donnie Hickman, Virgil Hickman, & Art Hickman, One Sister: Ruth Dunn, Granddaughter: Sara Huser.
She is survived by: Two Sons: Henry (& wife Cathy) Herrmann of Syracuse, KS, Glenn Herrmann of Wellington, FL, Three Daughters: Teresa (& husband George) Kohman of Syracuse, KS, Marie (& husband Daryl) Shields of Lindsburg, KS, Sharon (& husband Leigh) Crotts of Peoria, AZ, Eight Grandchildren, Nine Great Grandchildren & 1 on the way. And numerous family members and friends
Rosary & Mass Services will be held on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM (MDT) at the St. Raphael Catholic Church in, Syracuse, KS. Interment to follow in the Syracuse Cemetery, Syracuse.
Visitation will he held on Sunday, March 27, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (MDT) at the Fellers Funeral Home LLC, Syracuse, KS.
In Lieu of Flowers memorial contributions may be payable to the St. Raphael Catholic Church, or Hospice of St. Catherine, or High Plains Retirement Village. Donations can be sent in care to Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, P.O. Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878. 620-384-5100.
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