Trade Regrets: Philip F. “Phil” Herter
Phil Herter served in the Army during WWII and was part of the Normandy Invasion. After the war, Herter taught music in schools in Wolf Point, Montana and Michigan Center, Mich. In 1952, Phil moved his family to Bay City, Mich. and purchased the former Hardy Music Company. The name was changed to Herter Music Center and has been in downtown Bay City, Mich. over 50 years.
Phil is survived by his wife June and his daughter and son; Debby (Patrick) Downing and Fred (Genie) Herter. He also leaves three grand children; Heather (Terry) Leser, Natalie (Ernie) Martinez and Stephanie (Ryan) Clyde. Phil also lived to enjoy seven great-grandchildren, Kaylee Martinez, Alexis Martinez, Samantha Clyde, Cassidy Clyde, Dominic Clyde, Cassandra Leser and Ashley Clyde.
Memorials may be made to the:
Phil Herter Band Camp Scholarship Fund
C/O 901 Washington
Bay City, MI 48708