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Rosie Herman

August 19, 1941 — December 8, 2019

Rosie Herman passed away peacefully Sunday morning, December 08, 2019. The family invites you to visitation at Waco Memorial Park in the Mausoleum Chapel from 10:00 am-12:00 pm on Thursday, December 12th with a graveside service at 12 o'clock noon.

Rosie was born August 19, 1941  to Pearl and Roy Beltran. She grew up in Chilton, later moving to Waco and working as an elevator operator at the Roosevelt  Hotel downtown and at Cox’s Dept Store. She met the love of her life Joseph Leroy Herman, they married and had three children. Later in life they owned Dog & Suds on Waco Drive and together operated a successful real estate business. Rosie loved to cook and entertain. She also loved to go to the Casino, where she would quickly out-win anyone on the trip with her! Her “little dogs” were her babies until the very end.

She is proceeded in death by her husband, Joe; sister, Bonnie Herman Jones; granddaughter, Jessica Fontenot; brothers, Pete, Gilbert, Roy and Louie and sister, Lupe.

She is survived by children, David and Rhonda Herman, Steve and Jeanette Fontenot, Paul and Kari Herman; step-daughters, Mary Lynn Nord and Nancy Gaff; sisters, Sally and Janie; grandchildren, Brandon and Marisa Herman, Robert and Stephanie Fontenot, Ty and Hannah Herman; great grandchildren, Merrianne and Marcelline, many cousins nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank Reliable Home Health, Providence Hospice, and especially Senah Taylor for care they provided Rosie.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rosie Herman, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, December 12, 2019

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum

6623 I-35, Robinson, TX 76706

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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