Herbert E. Aman, 79 of Hosmer, SD, died Sunday, July 12, 2015 at his home in Hosmer. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the Hosmer Reformed Church with Rev. James Grossmann leading the service. Interment follows at Bethany Cemetery, Hosmer. Visitation begins 3:00 PM Tuesday with a 7:00 PM prayer service at Lien Funeral Home, Bowdle. Visitation resumes at the Church 9:30 AM Wednesday. Condolences may be left at www.millerlienfh.com.
Herbert Emanuel Aman, son of Margaret (Hieb) and Emanuel Aman, was born at the Aman farm two miles east and ½ mile south of Hillsview, SD on June 18, 1936. He was brought up on the farm and attended rural school. Following his schooling, he helped his parents on the farm. Herbert married Virginia Forkel at Hosmer on June 22, 1958. Herbert and Virginia lived and farmed SE of Hillsview until 1995 when they moved to Aberdeen, SD. Herbert was employed at the Jon Hoffman farm near Mina, SD. In 2007, the Amans relocated to Hosmer. Here Herbert kept busy with his hobby farm and operating Herb’s Limo and Bus Service. Herbert was a member of the Hosmer Reformed Church which he served as a deacon. His favorite hobbies were collecting and tinkering with his Minneapolis-Moline tractors and his Lincoln cars.
Herbert is survived by Virginia, his wife of 57 years; three sons—Brian (Shelly) Aman of Grapevine, TX, DuWayne Aman of Brookings, SD, and Keith (Karla) Aman of Aberdeen; two daughters—Gwen Aman of New York City and Audrey (Andrew) Casas of Houston, TX; three sisters—Frances Wolff of Aberdeen, Rose Wolff of Dell Rapids, SD, and Jean Forkel of Rapid City, SD; eight grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father on November 11, 1983, his mother on November 22, 1960, three brothers (Edward, Ruben, Calvin), and two sisters (Alice Eisenbeisz and Bernice Ottenbacher).