Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 9, 2013 10:45 am EST


GAMBIER — Albert C. “Al” Harrmann, 92, formerly of Cincinnati, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.

He was born Oct. 22, 1920, in Milwaukee, Wis., to the late Arthur and Adele (Salow) Harrmann. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. He worked for the JC Penney company in Milwaukee and was transferred to Cincinnati, where he later became the plant manager for the John Mueller Licorice Co.

He coached many Little League and church league baseball teams, and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan. Al was a member of Cincinnati St. Ignatius and also St. Luke Church in Danville. He was also a member of the CCC (Civilian Conservation Core), having personally planted many trees in northern Wisconsin. Al was very active in retired life. He enjoyed playing golf and also swimming and keeping in touch with his good friends from the Gamble Nippert YMCA in Western Hills.

He is survived by sons, Thomas (Tammy) Harrmann of Gambier, Richard (Patricia) Harrmann of Cincinnati and James (Patricia) Harrmann of Bayfield, Colo.; grandchildren, Corey (Michelle), Abby, Kelly, Erin (Dillon Lester), Amy (Brad) Long, Joseph (Kylee), Hennessee, Estelle (Tom) Wright and Tessa; great-grandchildren, McKenzie Krownapple and Hanley Harrmann; a brother, Arthur (Alice) Harrmann Jr., and a sister, Marilyn Workman, both of Milwaukee, Wis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Dale (Rauh), in 1984; and a sister, Georgene White.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville. Visiting will be one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Victor Wesolowski will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Crown Hill Memorial Park in Cincinnati.

Memorial donations can be made to Lehman Catholic High School Athletics at, or at 2400 St. Mary’s Ave., Sidney 45365; and to the Melanoma Research Foundation at, or at P.O. Box 759329 Baltimore, MD 21275. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is assisting with arrangements. Information is available at

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