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Eugene A. Hergott

Died: Sunday, August 11, 2013
Age: 89
Eugene A. Hergott, 89, Twin Lakes, formerly of Spring Grove, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at his home. Visitation from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday Aug. 16, with a prayer service at 5:45 p.m., at the Haase-Lockwood and Associates Funeral Home and Crematory in Twin Lakes. Inurnment at St. Peterís Cemetery, Spring Grove, Ill. For online guestbook, go to haaselockwoodfhs.com.

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