Lester A. Hermenitt

Lester A. Hermenitt
Lester A. Hermenitt of Otsego passed away Monday, July 21, 2008 in Kalamazoo. Lester was born December 13, 1945 in Plainwell, the son of Ray and Vera (Earl) Hermenitt. He was a graduate of DeltonHigh School and a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. When he was living in Texas, he mounted horns from Longhorn and Watusi cattle. He enjoyed golfing and fishing. On June 21, 2003, in Orangeville, he married Shirley (Halstead) Vanorman, who survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters, Ruth (Mark) Roberts of Alabama, Christine DeVos (Rico Liceaga) of Plainwell; 4 grandchildren, Nicky, Jake, Diedra and Brandon; 2 brothers and 3 sisters, Raymond (Madeline) Hermenitt of Orangeville, Ann (Howard) Wilcox of Hastings, Charlene Hermenitt of Hastings, Art (Marie) Hermenitt of Texas, Eleanora of Flint; many nieces and nephews; 3 stepchildren, Beth (Ken) Meade of Plainwell, Tammy (Mike) Barber of Stevensville, Mike (Tina) Vanorman of Otsego; 9 step grandchildren, 1 step great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister, Richard, Stanley and Juanita. Friends may meet with his family from 6-8 P.M. Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a service will be held Friday at 1:00 P.M., Timothy Secord, Funeral Celebrant officiating. Interment will be at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.
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