Joseph M. Hertel
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on April 6,
Hertel of St. Charles Joseph M. Hertel, 95, originally from Buffalo, N.Y.,
passed away Monday, April 4, 2011.
He was the loving father of Barbara (Lynton) Norstad of St. Charles and
Faith (David) Stevens of Denver, Colo.; grandfather to Jennifer Myers
(Richard) and Mark Stevens (Kari); and great-grandfather to Jack Myers
and Zachary Stevens. Joseph was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years,
Joseph played semi-pro baseball as a catcher for the Buffalo Bisons. He
worked for Curtiss Wright building P-40 fighter aircraft during World
War II, Twin Coach, and Boeing, Inc.
Joe was a key member of Apollo moon project on both the Lunar Rover and
the Saturn V rocket.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m.
Thursday, at Christ Community Church, Randall Road., St. Charles.