Herman Pete passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 71. Herman was born on February 16, 1948 to Wanda DeRow and Woodrow Pete Sr. in Cedar City, Utah. He was raised in Southern Utah living with family. He married his first wife Althea Benn and they had two sons together; Orlando D. Benn Sr., and Waylon G. Pete. He and his first wife divorced and he then married Wendy Benn and had one daughter; Josephine J. Pete.
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In his youth he worked on a farm in Enterprise, Utah. He was also a cook for some time before he joined the Army. While in the army he went to many places including Germany where he often reflected back on his time there. After serving his in the army he got into construction where he worked alongside many people who say he was a great worker. He loved to work on cars, go hunting and fishing with grandchildren, watch sports, and go to Mesquite.
He is preceded in death by both his parents, older brother Luther Frank, brother Floyd B. Drye, sister Roselyn Pete, his first wife Althea Benn. He is survived by his wife, Wendy Benn; his sons, Orlando Benn Sr. (Bridget) and Waylon Pete (Charmaine); his daughter, Josephine J. Pete; his loving furry companion Dine Dine; his brother Woodrow Pete Jr.; along with many nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Services will be held at the Rock Church on Saturday 21 of December at 12 PM. Viewing will take place at 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM and followed by the services at noon. Interment will be at the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Affordable Funeral Services 2002 North Main, Cedar City Utah (435-586-3456)
Family and friends are welcome to attend.