Dick Hierlmeier, age 74 of Montello, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016. He was born on February 23, 1942 in Medford to Harry and Erma (Rhodes) Hierlmeier. Dick proudly served his country in the United States Army as a medic. He married Thelma Schwochert on September 24, 1966. Dick worked at the Berlin Foundry for 35 years. He was a down to earth straight forward guy. Dick enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all he loved sitting around with family sharing stories and exchanging jokes.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Thelma; five children, Brenda (Frank Hall) DeRosier, Henry (Lisa Brown) Hierlmeier, Heidi (Eric) Giese, Tony (Myranda Drinkwater) Hierlmeier and Mindy (Ron) Machajewski; 15 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sister, Zayna Williams; many other relatives and friends. Dick was preceded in death by his parents; father and mother in law, Wallace and Dorothy Schwochert; two brothers, Tom and Louie Hierlmeier and grandson, Justin Giese.
No formal service will be held. A memorial gathering will be held in the summer of 2017.
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