Herbert T. Hershberger


Herbert T. Hershberger, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 5, at home.
He was born Dec. 17, 1928, in Elkhart, to Delbert and Martha Elizabeth (Priem) Hershberger.
On March 19, 1949, he married Grace M. Coleman in Goshen.
She survives along with three children, Gilbert (Mary) Hershberger, Elkhart, Robert (Kathy) Hershberger, Goshen, and Rita (Larry) Baker, Bristol; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Paul M. (Betty) Hershberger, Elkhart.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a twin brother, Herman Hershberger; brother, Clarence Hershberger; and sister, Marie Sheely.
Herbert was a veteran of the U.S. Air Corps and member of the DAV, VFW and American Legion. He worked as a tool and die maker for CTS, Elkhart, retiring around 1990.
He attended Bristol Missionary Church. He and Grace were able to winter in Florida after his retirement. Herbert enjoyed nature and being outdoors.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen.
A private burial will take place at River View Cemetery, South Bend.
Memorial gifts may be directed to the American Heart Association or Great Lakes Caring Hospice.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 7, 2019
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