Loren D. Herrli, 85, passed away, Thursday, March 21, 2013, at VNA Charlier Hospice in Evansville, IN. He was born, July 4, 1927, in Osceola, IN.
He graduated from Purdue University with an engineering degree. He had worked as a mechanical engineer for Kent Plastics, Ball Plastics, and Phillips Plastics. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. He was the USI Coordinator of Athletic Development. Loren was one of the founding members of the USI Varsity Club in 1971 and served on the Varsity Club Board of Directors. He was a member of the Platinum Varsity Club; USI Eagles Coaches Club; and USI Presidents Associates Giving Society. Loren served on the USI Foundation Board of Directors for 16 years. He established the Loren D. Herrli Scholarship in 2000 to benefit an USI engineering major. Loren never met a stranger; he could light up a room. He was a man you would never forget after you met him.
He was preceded in death by parents, George & Ruth Herrli; brother, Richard Herrli; first wife, Rosemary Herrli; and second wife, Audrey Herrli.
Loren is survived by daughters, Leslie Schoenbaecher (Robert) of Evansville, Denise Oran (Steve) of Wadesville; granddaughter, Tara Oran; great-granddaughter, Sofia England; brother, Eldon Herrli (Kate), IN; sister, Christine Rouch, TX; step-daughter, Joanne Klueg; step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2:00PM, Monday, March 25, 2013, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Rev. Dennis Adams. Friends may visit Sunday, March 24, 2013, from 2:00pm until 6PM and Monday from 12:00PM until service time at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the
or to the Loren D. Herrli Scholarship at USI.
Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.