Scott A. Hermsen – Dubuque

Scott A. Hermsen, 35, of Dubuque, Iowa and formerly of Dyersville, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, at ARC-Carriage Hill Community Living, Dubuque.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Friday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Dennis Quint will officiate.

Scott was born April 2, 1984 in Dubuque, Iowa the son of the late Mark and Lois (Prier) Hermsen.  He always greeted and left with a Scotty hug.  Scott was such a loving person, he will be missed dearly by everyone that ever knew him.  His favorites were John Deere, Firefighters, and construction equipment.  Scott’s favorite drink was “John Deere Pop”, Mt. Dew.  He was a resident of ARC in Dubuque for 11 years.

Survivors include his siblings: Cynthia (Philip) Ungs and Adam Hermsen both of Luxemburg, maternal grandfather, Eugene Prier, paternal grandparents: Donald and Grace Hermsen of Dyersville, nieces & nephews: Adalynn, Gracie and Peter Ungs, aunts & uncles: Joseph (Lynn) Hermsen, Gary Hermsen, Alan (Deb) Hermsen, Mary (Howard) Zuckerman, Ann (Pat) Dunkel, Lisa (David) Sweeney, Jane (Brian) Bockenstedt, David Prier, Carl (Julie) Prier, Wayne (Beverly) Prier, Donald (Christine) Prier, Dale (Sandy) Prier, Allen (Joyce) Prier, Mark (Annette) Prier, Daniel (Kim) Prier, Elaine (Cletus) Urbain, Janice (Wayne) Steffen.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois in July of 2002, his father, Mark in May of 2019, maternal grandmother, Lucille Prier, aunt and uncle, Patricia and Dale Demmer.

Scott was very passionate about collecting pop tabs for camp, so in his memory, please remember to donate your pop tabs to Camp Courageous.

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