Darryl D. “Harry” Germann, 77
Blue Earth Darryl “Harry” D. Germann, age 77, of Blue Earth, died peacefully in his home on June 4, 2016. Interment will be at a later date.
He was born to Carl and Mary Belle (Steuer) Germann on Oct. 20, 1938, in Pilot Grove and he was the oldest of their four children. Darryl was an avid hunter when he was younger and often talked about his hunting trips with his father and brother. Later in life, he developed a love for fishing and spent many weeks every summer up north fishing on Lake Winnie with his fishing buddies and grandson’s.
Darryl graduated in 1956 from Blue Earth and was a co-captain on the basketball team that finished second in the state. He was very proud of the fact that even though they were runner-ups, it was in the one class system. He also played baseball for the Blue Earth town team, which was managed by his father Carl. Baseball was a game that Darryl loved and often talked about his memories of playing for his father Carl.
Darryl was united in marriage with Kay Northwick on October 25, 1959 and together they raised their two children Darrin and Dana. Kay passed away May 8, 2016. He worked for the Faribault County Highway Department as a surveyor for 35 years until he retired in 1991.
Darryl is survived by his son, Darrin Germann, of Blue Earth; daughter Dana (Rick) Darveaux, of Clear Lake, Iowa; brother, Gary (Geri) Germann, of Sandstone; sisters, Shirley (Rusty) Hannaman, of Blue Earth and Mary (Tom) Larson, of Marshall; three grandsons; three granddaughters; two great- grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Jerry Teig, of Truman and Ted Northwick, of Rosemount.
Darryl was preceded in death by his wife, Kay (Northwick) Germann; his parents, Carl and Mary Belle and infant brother, Virgil.
Condolences may be left at www.pattonfh.com.