Margaret R. Herman


(June 23, 2006)

Margaret R. Herman, a resident of Cody, died Friday, June 23 at Bonnie Blue Jacket Nursing Home in Basin. She was 85.

She was born Sept. 30, 1920, in Worland, daughter of Bert and Bonnie (Douglas) Agee. She was raised in the Worland area and attended school there.

She married Carl Herman Jan. 24, 1937, and they initially farmed in the Worland area. In 1947, they moved to a Meeteetse ranch where they lived until his death in 1980. Margaret then moved into Cody.

She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed cooking and flowers and going to yard sales. She especially loved holidays and decorating her home for each change of season and holiday. Margaret always had a meal for anyone who stopped, and guests especially enjoyed her desserts. She was active in 4-H and Bible School and taught Sunday School at the Meeteetse Baptist Church. She was a member of the Meeteetse Community Club and the Worland Rebekahs Lodge.

Survivors include her children, Donald Herman of Trinidad, Colo., Richard and Linda (Abby) Herman of Meeteetse, Carlton and Anna Herman of Cody and James Herman of Cody; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Douglas and Linda Agee of Fort Collins, Colo., Robert Agee of Worland, Clifford and Jean Agee of Worland and Calvin Agee of Buena Park, Calif.; her sister and brother-in-law, Geneva and Hewitt Jamieson of Powell; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded ind death by her parents; her husband, Carl; a daughter, Posey; a daughter-in-law, Pat Herman; and a brother, Quintin Agee; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ballard Funeral Home, Cody. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 30 at Cody United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Mary Barbee officiating. Burial will be in the Meeteetse Cemetery.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Affiliation, the Cancer Society or the blind.