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Herman A Trass

August 26, 1946 ~ July 27, 2020 (age 73)

Obituary

On Monday, July 27, 2020, Herman A.. Trass,  loving father, devoted husband and friend, passed away in Hobart, Indiana at the age of 73.  Herman Alan Trass was the 4th child born of Joshua J. and Ethel Trass.  Herman attended Roosevelt High School where he met Dorothy, his loving wife of 53 years whom he married in 1966.  In his professional career he spent 38 years working as a technician for AT&T / Indiana Bell.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the United States Marine Corps.  His list of commendations included: the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ Device.  He was also an active member of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars.  In his spare time Herman was a regular on the local bowling scene and was a member of several leagues in the area.  When he wasn't bowling, he enjoyed gardening, jazz music, photography, and reading.  Herman was preceded in death by his father Joshua, mother, Ethel, brothers Joshua Jr. and Theodorick, and sister, Sandra.  Herman is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; children, Tracy, Erika (Marc), Angela, and Herman (Jasmine) Jr. siblings, Kenneth, Reginald, Karl and Tonilynn: grandchildren, Nicholas, Samantha, Jayson, Douglas George, TiErika, TaJuan, and Layla: and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 10:00 am- 11:00 am with Homegoing Services at 11:00 am from Ridgelawn Funeral Home 4201 West Ridge Road Gary, IN.  Interment with Military Honors at Evergreen Memorial Park in Hobart.  Reverend Herman Polk of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Hammond will officiate.  May God bless the Trass families.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 4, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ridgelawn Funeral Home
4201 West Ridge Road
Gary, IN 46408

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Ridgelawn Funeral Home
4201 West Ridge Road
Gary, IN 46408

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