American Veteran 09

Daniel Lee Hering

April 21, 1946 ~ January 27, 2022 (age 75)


Daniel Lee Hering, 75, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022, at his residence surrounded by his family.


Dan was born April 21, 1946, in Browns, Illinois, the son of Lewis and Ethel Mary Ann (Bouvy) Hering. He graduated from Mt. Carmel High School Class of 1965. He married Ann Case October 14, 1968, at St. Mary’s Church in Mt. Carmel. They had fifty-three years together.


He served his country in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. Dan retired from Pacific Press and Shear after 32 years as a machinist. Dan enjoyed fishing, building and flying model airplanes. He was a member of Prop-Busters 1321 Model Airplane Club and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.


Those left to cherish Dan’s memory include his wife, Ann; children Mark Daniel and wife, Shanon Hering, and their children Finley Hering and Lucus Keele of Mt. Carmel; daughter, Barbara Ann and Michael Monroe of Mayfield, Kansas and their ten children; brothers and sisters, Harold L. Hering of Indianapolis, Indiana, Mary Schrader of Mt. Carmel, Angela Jackson of Mt. Carmel, John Hering of Marion, Indiana, Mike Hering of Mt. Carmel, Emily Summers of Ohio, and Teresa Duncan of Browns Illinois.    


Dan was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Stephen P. Hering, Bill Hering and George Hering.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 12:00 noon at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Carmel. Visitation for family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m. February 2, 2022, at the church until the time of service. Burial will take place following Mass at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.


COVID-19 precautions, wearing of face coverings, social distancing and use of hand sanitizer is recommended. The family prefers the wearing of masks during visitation.


Memorials in Dan’s memory can be given to Mt. Carmel Veterans Honor Guard.


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February 2, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial
February 2, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church

February 2, 2022

St. Marys Catholic Cemetery
1520 Poplar Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863


USAMV Mt. Carmel Veterans Honor Guard

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