George Herman, 54

OPRF graduate, musician

Opinion: Obituaries


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George A. Herman, 54, of Oak Park and Surprise, Arizona, died suddenly on July 28, 2015 in Arizona. He was a 1979 graduate of Oak Park and River Forest High School and a longtime employee of the CTA. He was also a very talented musician and songwriter. 

George Herman is survived by his daughter, Taylor S. Herman; his mother, Karen Herman; his stepfather, Ronald Williamson; his sisters, Erin (Paul) Howard and Gail (Jon) Coudret; his step-sisters, Teri Manley and Denise Williamson; and his many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, George R. Herman. 

A memorial service will be held in Illinois in September. The date is pending. For more information, please contact Donations in George's memory may be made to the Fender Music Foundation, or by calling 818-706-8742.

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