Funeral services for Herman Beissert, 83 of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 7:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The Beissert family will be present for visitation Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Herman passed away Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings.
Herman Friedrick Beissert was born on October 25, 1926 at Serbin, Texas to Herman & Minnie (Karcher) Beissert. He was baptized on October 29, 1926 and confirmed on March 17, 1940 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. Herman Schmidt. He married Shirley Wilson on June 23, 1956. Herman had been employed with Invader Boat Company in Giddings for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Shirley Beissert; his brother, Arnold Beissert and his sister, Alma Beissert.
Herman is survived by his daughter, Linda Beissert of Giddings; his son, John & Kimberly Beissert of San Marcos; his granddaughter, Britni Beissert of Round Rock; his sister-in-law, Delores Beissert of Rosenberg as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Herman Beissert Memorial Fund, c/o First National Bank, P.O. Box 269, Giddings, Texas or to the charity of one’s choice.