Fredrick O. Herr

July 14, 1928 ~ February 13, 2019 (age 90)


Fredrick O. Herr, 90, of Assyria Township died on February, 13, 2019, at his home following a long illness.
Mr. Herr was born on July 14, 1928 in Battle Creek to Loyal and Eunice (Russell) Herr. He attended Lakeview Schools. Mr. Herr entered in the United States Army in 1950, and he was honorably discharged in 1952. On November 27, 1982 he married Irene L. Philo-Case in Union City. She survives.
Mr. Herr worked for the Kellogg Company for 36 years, and he also owned C & H Door in Battle Creek. He attended Pleasantview Family Church, was a member of the VFW, American Legion in Athens, several horse clubs, and the Kellogg 25 year Club. Mr. Herr loved his draft horses and working with them on logging jobs, going to plow days, and teaching people how to use horses to plow fields. He also enjoyed square dancing with the Sundowners Square Dance Club, bowling , and playing cards. He loved spending time with his family especially spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Irene; children, Sandy (Larry) Howard, Mike (Diane) Herr, Mark (Kandy) Herr, Mark (Debbie) Case, and Curt (Deedee) Case; nine grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson; and a brother Russell Herr.
Family will greet friends from 4-7pm on Friday February 15, 2019 at the Battle Creek Chapel of the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 2838 Capital Ave. SW. Funeral services celebrating his life will take place at 10:30 am on Saturday February 16, 2019 at the Pleasantview Family Church 2601 Lacy Road, Dowling MI 49050 with Pastor Steve Olmstead officiating. Family will gather with friends following funeral services for a luncheon at the church. Interment will follow the luncheon at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions are requested to Pleasantview Family Church or to Southern Care Hospice. Assistance with memorials is available at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services.


FEB 15. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Battle Creek Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
2838 Capital Ave. S.W.
Battle Creek, MI, 49015


FEB 16. 10:30 AM (EST)

Pleasantview Family Church
2791 Lacey Road
Dowling, MI, 49050

Luncheon Immediately Following Services

FEB 16. 11:45 AM (EST)

Pleasantview Family Church
2601 Lacy Road
Dowling, MI, 49050


FEB 16. 1:00 PM (EST)

Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens
1490 E Michigan Ave
Battle Creek,, MI, 49014

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