Herman Edgar Best

Alton | Thursday, November 17 2011

Herman Edgar Best, age 103, born April 11, 1908, in Petersen, IN.  passed away, at 11:57 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2011 at Alton Rehab & Nursing.


Herman married Mildred Mitchell in 1934; she preceded him in death in 1976.

He was shipping supervisor for Shell Oil Co. in Wood River, retiring in 1970.

He is survived by a brother-in-law and several Nieces and nephews.

Per his wishes his body will be donated to Washington University for science. 

Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, IL. Is in charge of arrangements.

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