6/21/12 — Lee R. Hermann

Lee R. Hermann, age 65, passed away into rest on June 17, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer,  at his home in Manchester, Tennessee with his family by his side.

Lee was a fighter and never, never gave up. Lee retired from GTE/Verizon Wireless after 32 years of dedicated serverice as a Service Supervisor.

He was born in Twin Rivers, Wisconson; graduated from Washington High School in 1965; and proudly served a tour of duty in Vietnam in the U. S. Army.  He enjoyed being outside, vacationing at state parks and the beach, but above all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jason Lee; father, Kenneth W. Hermann; father-in-law, Jake Gottinger; niece, Becky Blashka; nephew, Cory Gottinger; brother-in-law, Terry Peterson.

Lee is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Donna M. Gottinger Hermann of Manchester; daughter, Tammy Sharketti and her husband Stephen of Manchester; two granddaughters, Sarah and Taryn; mother, Beatrice H. Naesar Hermann; sister, Connie Blashka and her family  of Wisconsin; brother, Todd Hermann and his family of Wisconsin; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A special “Thank you” is extended to the staff at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute; Dr. Johanna Bendell and Dee McCombs.

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at the Faith Lutheran Church located on Wilson Avenue at 101 Bragg Circle, Tullahoma, TN 37388.

The Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 P.M. with Reverend Martin S. Nutter, Pastor officiating.

Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.