Herbert “PeeWee” Landherr, 94

Published 5:09 pm Friday, May 17, 2024

Herbert “PeeWee” Landherr, 94

Herbert “PeeWee” Landherr, 94, passed away in Adams, Minnesota, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. He died at the Adams American Legion Hall shortly after adjourning what would be his last monthly meeting.

Herbert was born on January 2, 1930, in Nevada Township, Mower County, Minnesota to Frederick and Anna (Heimer) Landherr. He grew up on the family farm near Johnsburg, Minnesota, along with three brothers and four sisters. Herbert attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Elementary School in Johnsburg, and graduated from Adams High School in 1948.

PeeWee served in the Army from 1951-1953, during the Korean War. Once returned, he became employed at the Osmundson Brothers Implement, as a partsman for 40 years, retiring in 1994.

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PeeWee was very active with the American Legion Post 146, Adams, Minnesota, participating with the Color/Honor Guard in many parades and services and serving as a Commander and other positions. He was recognized in April by the Adams American Legion for his 70 years as a Legion member. He also was a life time member of Austin VFW Post 1216.

He enjoyed following the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings. He had the honor of raising the American Flag during the singing of the National Anthem at a Twins game at Target field on Legion Day.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald Landherr; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Irene Landherr; brother, Jerome “Slim” Landherr; sister and brother-in-law, Jane and LaVerne Felten; sisters, Joan Landherr, and Anna Howden.

He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Gerald Gerber; sister-in-law, LaVonne Landherr; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams with Father James Berning officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Monday at the Adams Funeral Home and also one hour before the mass at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Johnsburg with military rites by the Adams American Legion Post #146 and Olaf B. Damm VFW Post #1216.

Arrangements by the Adams Funeral Home.