September 2, 1938 - December 28, 2015
Msgt David H. Honermann, USAF Ret. was born Sep 2, 1938 in Adrian, MN to Clarence and Alvina Honermann. His valiant battle with long-term illnesses ended December 28, 2015
In 1961, as a young airman, he was diagnosed with throat cancer and told he would not survive. But God had another plan. He was selected by the U. S. Air Force to attend Yale University to study Chinese Linguistices. MSgt. Honermann proudly and admirably served for 20 years in the USAF Security Service as a Chinese Linguist including tours in Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan, and Japan. He later worked for Civil Service for 17 years.
MSgt. Honermann met his wife, Olga (Salas) in Sept, 1964 on a blind date. They attended First Friday Mass and after Mass went to dinner. They were married Feb 20, 1965, and shared over 50 years of devotion to God, family, and each other. They were blessed with two daughters, Jeanette and Jane, and granddaughter, Sarah.
MSgt. Honermann was an active parishioner of St Anthony Mary Claret Church. He was a member of the Men's Club, Knights of Columbus and assisted with Religious Education classes and Vacation Bible School. He will be remembered fondly as a good, kind man, who was always ready to assist anyone who needed help - a true gentleman. Adios, querido
Survivors include wife, Olga, daughters Jeanette and Jane, granddaughter Sarah, brother Clyde Honermann, sisters Jane Sanders, Joan Coy, and Beth Ampe.
Rosary will be held at 9:30 am and a Memorial Mass will be held at 10 am, Thursday, Decemberr 31st, at St Anthony Mary Claret Catholic Church, 6150 Roft Rd. Interment will take place at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the St Anthony Mary Claret Capital Campaign. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.sunsetnwfuneralhome.com
(photo provided by LKAT on Find A Grave website)
FORT SAM HOUSTON NATONAL CEMETERY
SAN ANTONIO, TX