Reuben Matthew Herrmann

Reuben Matthew Herrmann, 78, of La Crosse and formerly of Genesee Depot, entered eternal life on February 11, 2017, surrounded by his family.

He was the most loving man who always put others first. He enjoyed taking care of his yard, taking his dog Buddy for walks and spending time with his great-grandson Bentley. He loved his family and career as an FBI agent catching “bad guys.”

Reuben is survived by his wife, Barbara Herrmann; daughter, Elizabeth (Jason) Gomoll; son, Michael Herrmann; five grandchildren, Ginger (Brandon) Reintjes, Zakkary DePetro (and his fiancée Allise Pataska), McCaylea Bell, Cali Herrmann and Kylie Herrmann; three great-grandchildren, Natalie, Bentley and Luna; two brothers, Gerald (Isabelle) Herrmann and Harvey (Lorraine) Herrmann; one sister- in-law, Barbara Herrmann; and his best friend, Buddy the Beagle.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Jacob and Anna Herrmann, and his brother, Howard Herrmann.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 18, at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson St., La Crosse, WI 54601, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Military honors will be held at the funeral home at noon.

Dickinson Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. For additional information and online condolences, please visit