Herman Paul Hautzinger, 82, of McHenry passed away September 10, 2016 at Advocate Condell Medical Center.
Herman was born on November 17, 1933 to Stephen and Minnie (Spindler) Hautzinger on a farm in McHenry. The family later moved to Crystal Lake where he graduated from Crystal Lake Central High School in 1951. He enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and after completing his service, he returned to the area. On October 26, 1956, Herman married Eileen Johns of Sister Bay, WI.
A hardworking man, Herman was a contractor for his own concrete business, Hautzinger Concrete. Herman loved baseball, playing it when he was younger and watching it and collecting baseball cards and memorabilia when he was older. He was an avid Chicago White Sox fan.
Herman will be remembered as a devoted and loving husband and father and as a cherished friend and member of his family. He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years Eileen; his two daughters Susan and Janet; his brother Richard (Jean) Hautzinger; his sister Hannah Dowdy; his nieces and nephews including Cynthia Nelson, Ingrid Lawrenz, Karen Hautzinger, Linda Hautzinger Tickner and Robert Johns; his cousins Elaine Johnson and Richard Bergwin; and family friend Steven Brock.
In addition to his parents, Herman was preceded in death by his brother Harold Hautzinger; his sisters-in-law Lucille Nelson and Gretna Johns and his brother-in-law Marvin Johns.
All services are private. Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home and Crematory.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an online condolence message for his family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050