Herm, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, age 95, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2013, in Salt Lake City.Â
Herm was born Jan. 18, 1918 in Sunnyside to James and Agnes Seppi and later moved to Price, where he graduated from Carbon High School and married Phyllis Ann Tangren. Herm and Phyllis lived in Price until they moved to Provo in 1964, and later to Salt Lake City. They raised three children together and were happily married until Phyllis's death in 1987.
Herm was always involved in construction and started Eastern Utah Tile & Roofing Co. in 1948. The business moved with him to Utah County and later to Salt Lake City, where it still thrives today as Utah Tile & Roofing, Inc.
Herm was always the life of the party. He had many friends in Utah and in Palm Desert, Calif., where he spent many happy winters.
As a young man, he was an amateur pilot and contributed to the development of the Carbon County Country Club.
Throughout his life, he enjoyed traveling and touring the deserts of Southern Utah in his motor home. He was an avid golfer at Willow Creek and Shadow Mountain Country Clubs and enjoyed landscape painting.Later in life, he spent many enjoyable years with Elva Moore.Â
Herm is survived by his sister, Gemma Dooley of Price, Utah, his sons, Paul D. (Jill), Sandy, and Andrew J. (Lori), Park City, eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Phyllis, and his daughter, Judith Ann Frank.Â
A viewing was held on Saturday, June 29, from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Funeral services followed at 11 a.m. and interment immediately followed. All services were held at Larkin Sunset Lawn (2350 E. 1300 S., Salt Lake City). Condolences may be sent to Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org or Andy atÂ email@example.com.
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