Herman Haering of Breckenridge dies at 76
Herman C. Haering passed away at the University of Colorado Hospital on Monday, Feb. 21. He was 76.Born and raised in Clifton, N.J. he was the son of the late Karl and Marie Haering.He attended the Newark College of Engineering, received his architectural certificate and was licensed in New Jersey, New York, and Colorado. As an independent architect, Herman designed many residences, schools, churches and was the construction administrator at Ortho Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater, N.J. An avid horseman, sharpshooter and skier, Herman decided to move from New Jersey to Breckenridge in 1993. He continued to design homes in Summit County until his retirement in 2008. Herman was actively involved in the Breckenridge community. He served on the Town of Breckenridge Planning Commission from 1995-2006, the Summit County Sign Review Commission from 1997-2003, and the Board of Adjustments from 1997-2007. Herman served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserves from 1957 to 1963. Stationed at Fort Dix, N.J., Herman’s assignments took him to Fort Lewis, Wash., and Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska as a construction draftsman. He was honorably discharged and received the Good Conduct Medal.Herman is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Dolores Gavazzi Haering. He was loved by his family and huge community of friends and will be missed. Visitation, 2-8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 27, Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 11150 E. Dartmouth Ave. (at Parker Rd), Aurora. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 28, St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Aurora, followed by interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 12:30 p.m., Pavilion B. Condolences can be made online at HoranCares.comMemorial contributions in honor of Mr. Haering can be made to the following organizations: Vanderbilt Shy-Drager Research Fund c/o Vanderbilt University Gift Processing, PMB 407727, Nashville, Tenn 37240-7727 (make checks payable to Vanderbilt Medical Center) OR the Palliative Care Fund, University of Colorado Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 6245, Aurora, CO 80045 (make checks payable to University of Colorado Hospital Foundation).
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