Obituary | Ann Marie Herrmann (Gardes)

3/21/34 – 7/10/2020

Ann Marie Herrmann

July 10, 2020. Ann Marie is survived by her children Carl Herrmann III, Carron Riedman (Jim), Chris Herrmann (Pam), and Catherine Kerley (Chris); grandchildren Jon Michael Herrmann (Jen), Bridgette Diehl (Anthony), Mollie and Emilee Herrmann, Brandt, Jack and Claire Riedman, Jeremy, Mandy and Clayton Herrmann, Cameron and Chad Kerley; great-grandchildren Sebastian and Louis Herrmann and Madeleine Diehl. Sister Barbra Gardes Boyd (Laramie), Niece Laura Boyd McMurray, Nephews David, Greg (Tess), and Jimmy (Edie) and their families. She is predeceased by her parents Bernhardt and Helen Gardes.
Ann Marie spent her youth in Glendale, California, attending Holy Family until 1952. She graduated from UCSB in 1956 with a degree in education. While at UCSB she made lifelong friends and was an active member of the PI Phi sorority serving as President her senior year.
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Cabrini Literary Guild Celebrates With Tea

Photo courtesy Cabrini Literary Guild
Local Cabrini Literary Guild members Connie Alamdari, Monica Sierra, Heather Ghermezian, Jane MacIver, Ann Herrmann and Patty Szot enjoyed the Guild’s annual membership tea — “Tea at Tiffany’s” — last Saturday at St. Bede the Venerable Church. Members and their guests were treated to an English high tea. The Cabrini Literary Guild, founded in 1943, offers annual writing awards scholarships to area Catholic high school students and financial support to several local nonprofit organizations.