Allen O. Herrmann, 74, of Banquete passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. He was born Jan. 18, 1937 in Banquete to Lee Emil Herrmann Sr. and Paula Anita Dolle Herrmann. He served in the National Guard. Allen was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Robstown, was a director of the Live Oak and South Texas Beefmasters Association and was a member of the National Beefmasters Association. Allen was a past president of the Banquete Lions Club, was a past board member for the Banquete I.S.D. and was active in the Country Center Morning Coffee Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Lee Herrmann Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Judy Rawls Herrmann of Banquete; his children, Jim (Ronda) Herrmann of Carrollton, Robert (Shannon) Herrmann of Bryan, Kim (Jeff) Canfield of Dover, N.H., and Laura (James) Osborne of Alpine; his brother, Donald Wayne (Kathy) Herrmann of Banquete; his sister-in-law, Yvonne Herrmann of Banquete; 13 grandchildren, Dustin, Chase and Mason Herrmann, Matthew, Forrest and Christian Herrmann, Cole Canfield, Cameron and Griffin Carlin, Belle, Seth, Joseph and Morgan Osborne; numerous nieces and nephews; friend, Leopolo Resendez; and his former wife, Cindy Howze.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2011 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeffrey Thompson officiating. Burial followed in Robstown Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Rob Herrmann, Jim Herrmann, Randy Rodriguez, Lee Herrmann III, John Herrmann, Joe Herrmann, Scott Herrmann, Doug Holtzclaw and Eric Bluntzer. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the American Heart Association.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home