Herman Henry Schubert, 71, of Granite City, passed away at 12:27 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
He was born Feb. 3, 1943, in Granite City, the son of the late Martin and Anna (Robertson) Schubert. He married Patricia Ann (York) Schubert on Nov. 29, 1963, at Mount Zion General Baptist Church in Granite City and she survives.
Herman retired from Olin Brass in East Alton after 21 years of dedicated service. He proudly served his country with the U.S. Air Force and was a member the American Legion Post No. 113 in Granite City. He was a dedicated and faithful member of Calvary Life Church and enjoyed his days of tinkering with his many projects around the house. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and many friends.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Carl Banziger of Granite City; three granddaughters and spouses, Katie and Jeff Jones of Granite City, Catherine and Michael Mueller of O’Fallon, Missouri and Courtney Banziger of Wentzville, Mo.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Darlene and Vern Thomas of Granite City and Marcella and Al Barnes of Edwardsville; sisters-in-laws and brothers-in-law, Norma and Norman Martinez of Granite City, Bob and Donna York of Granite City and Toni York of Litchfield; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.
In addition to his beloved parents, he was preceded in death by a two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Ron York and Thomas “Buzz” and Connie York.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a celebration of life service at 6:30 p.m. by family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the funeral home with the Rev. Mark Maynard officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and may be accepted at the funeral home. www.irwinchapel.com