Br. Herbert Rempe
April 23, 2020
Br. Herbert (Herb) Rempe, O.F.M., a Franciscan friar of the Sacred Heart Province, died on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at St. Mary's Home at the Felician Village in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, at the age of 84. James Rempe was born on September 18, 1935, in Lawrence, Nebraska, to Norbert Rempe and Beatrice (Pohlmeier) Rempe. He was baptized, the day after he was born, at St. Stephen Church near Lawrence. James was received into the Franciscan community as a novice on June 21, 1957, and given the name Herbert. He professed solemn vows on June 22, 1961.
Following his solemn profession, Br. Herb bec...