Roman M. Landherr, 83

Published 10:28 am Friday, September 23, 2011

Roman M. Landherr, 83, of Taopi, Minn., died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at St, Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minn.


Roman was born May 29, 1928, near Adams, Minn., the son of Alois and Martha (Loecher) Landherr. He attended country school and graduated from the Sacred Heart School in Adams. Roman farmed in the Taopi area and bought and sold farm equipment parts. He was married to Bernice Albright Best on June 6, 1981, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin.

Roman was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Cedar Valley Engine Club and a collector of Allis Chalmers equipment.

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Roman was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bernice and brother David.

He is survived by a stepson, Dennis Best, Taopi; sisters, Germaine Lepird; Esterville, Iowa, Rosemary (Roy) Shephard, Mankato, Minn., Veronica Landherr, Austin, Theresa Holum, Wichita, Kan., nieces and nephews.

A funeral mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday Sept. 23, 2011, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Thomas Loomis officiating. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. There will be a visitation at the Adams Funeral Home from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday with a Knights of Columbus rosary at 5 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. There will be visitation on Friday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.