Vince A. Biermann

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July 24, 1936 - February 8, 2019
Born in St. Charles, MO
Resided in O'Fallon, MO

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Vince A. Biermann of O’Fallon, MO, passed away surrounded by his family at the age of 82 on Friday, February 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Jennie Biermann; and his brothers, Hobart "Hook" Biermann and Paul Biermann.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Marjorie Biermann; his daughter, Sally Halfaker; his grandchildren, Emily (Joshua) Noyes and Carrie (Aaron) Altman; his great-grandchildren, Audrey, Sabrina, and Emma Rose; and he was a loving cousin, uncle, and friend to many.

Vince was the owner and operator of Vince Biermann Auction Service for 24 years. Vince was an avid fisherman, traveling as far as Canada which was his favorite annual trip. Vince loved his family and was especially popular with his three great granddaughters (Audrey, Sabrina, and Emma Rose) and was known as “Grandpa Boombah.” He also was known as “Ox” in the workplace.

For over forty years, Vince was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church St. Charles and Holy Cross Lutheran Church O’Fallon, member and past president of AAL Immanuel, and member of the Men’s Club at Immanuel. Vince was also a past member and president of both the Kiwanis and Lions Clubs. Vince did many various charity auctions in the community including: Zion Lutheran, Lutheran High St. Charles, Ducks Unlimited, and Child of God Lutheran School. He will be dearly missed by his friends and family.

Contributions in Vince’s memory can be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital or Holy Cross Lutheran Church O’Fallon.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Carter Freeman February 9, 2019 at 6:39 pm - Reply

    Vince was a lifelong friend. Knew him since high school and from many auctions. Bought my first resl car from him…..a1941 Chevy which had been customized and souped up by vinces super mechanical ability. Also remember my wife Ann spending manyhours giving Vince Physical therapy after an accident.
    We will miss his presence but still have all the good memories. Memories are the part that lasts forever and even though we have lost a loved one the memories can be reveived in an instant and thake away the sadness…cherish them forever!!
    God bless Vince and his family.
    Sincerely, Carter Freeman

  2. Mike Urness February 9, 2019 at 7:19 pm - Reply

    I got to know Vince through his Auction Business. He began calling local Antique Tool Auctions for me ten years ago and for the past several years we’ve done four such auctions each year. I learned a lot about auction psychology and human nature hanging around with Vince and his crew. Vince went out of his way to help get my little business off the ground, loaning me his van or trailer whenever I needed either to pickup a collection and referring several local tool collections to me after they first contacted him. My heart goes out to Marge and the entire extended family. Rest in Peace Old Friend

  3. James Price February 9, 2019 at 7:45 pm - Reply

    I knew Vince only ten years but surely enjoyed and appreciated his ability to call good auctions. I will miss my chats with him on Friday afternoons before his auctions the next day. Rest In Peace, Vince.

  4. Debbie Hlinak February 9, 2019 at 10:48 pm - Reply

    I have had the pleasure of knowing Vince for many years. My thoughts are with Marge and his family. He will be missed.

  5. Richard Zabawa February 10, 2019 at 7:16 am - Reply

    Vince…a wonderful person.
    Vince was a most terrific inspiration to me as a tool makers apprentice. I developed my personal craftsmanship with the guidance he so tactfully and passionately provided. Vince was a natural leader and mentor.
    He was a genuine friend I enjoyed fishing with…I could go on forever on this…my brother, Vince, Bill and I
    He recalled with me the beginning of his auctioning career after a brief audition he made in the tool shop, to go on by contributing the first Ducks Unlimited benefit auction for a friend and I chapter beginning. Then continued performing with them for years.
    God Bless Vince and Marge, a Great Man and duo.

  6. Steve Galle February 10, 2019 at 9:59 am - Reply

    Very sad to hear this news. I have had the pleasure of knowing Vince for 30 plus years as a co-worker at Ehrhardt and going to some of his auctions after he retired from the tool and die trade. Vince was leader and a great mentor to a lot of people including myself. We will not be able to attend any oh the memorials because of prior commitments but he and Marge will be in out thoughts.
    Rest in peace my friend.

  7. Nancy Davis February 10, 2019 at 10:40 am - Reply

    My condolences to Marge and Sally. To the rest if his family and friends. He was a good man highly respected. He always took the the time and made you feel special. Myself and Bill had been attending his auctions for 25 plus years. Bill too has past away in 2011. It always made me feel like I was visiting family when we would go to the auctions. There’s so many that has pasted. I’m sure their all telling their tall tales. The circle keeps getting bigger.

  8. Frank and Lisa Zabawa February 10, 2019 at 11:49 am - Reply

    I got word that Vince had past away Friday evening from Donna. My heart has been heavy since that time. It is not often that you think of your boss as one of your best friends. Vince along with many other mentors at Ehrhardt Tool and Die helped teach me the tricks of the trade. I have so many memories with him. Work, fishing trips to Canada and Toledo Bend, and cutting lumber with he and Marge’s father Elmer. Vince helped me a lot when my father passed away. We know for certain that our lives are better having known him. Our thoughts and prayers are with Marge and Sally.

  9. Don Snyder February 10, 2019 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and Vince’s crew. Vince was a man of integrity and a joy to be around. I always to looked forward to seeing and visiting with Vince and his crew at Mike Urness’ auctions. Know that Marge, Josh and family, Steve Edwards, Cindy, Jerry, Dennis, C.J., and new guy are all in my prayers and thoughts. Happy fishing Vince and thanks for all of the good memories.
    Don Snyder
    Decatur, IL

  10. Judy Cox Vossenkemper February 10, 2019 at 5:07 pm - Reply

    Margie and family…..You all have my deepest sympathy. Vince was truly one of the good guys. I appreciated his help with my mom and all her “stuff” and then me and the rest of her “stuff” after she died. Loved talking with him about the old days. My family knew them most of my life as my dad worked with Hook and Paul at Union Electric for years and years. Vince was kind and very interesting to talk to…and funny He will certainly be missed. God Bless you all. Rest in peace, Vince.

  11. Eric, Marnie and Atlas Masterson February 10, 2019 at 5:24 pm - Reply

    candle 2Such a kind man and a gentleman! A fine historian too! We have always enjoyed going to auctions and learning a few things. Thank you Vince, you will be greatly missed by our family and so many in the auction community! It has been a true pleasure to know you the last 9 years.
    Our sincere condolences to his family.

  12. Mich E. February 10, 2019 at 8:22 pm - Reply

    Dear family,

    In this time of sorrow, my condolences are with you. And may these beautiful words from the Bible help you to endure, for Jehovah is the God of all comfort. “Do not be anxious…..but in everything by prayer and supplication along with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.” Isaiah 26:4; 2 Corinthians 1:3-4; Philippians 4:6-7 NWT.
    Peace and many happy memories of Mr. Biermann be with you.

  13. Tammy Meyers February 10, 2019 at 8:23 pm - Reply

    My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. I enjoyed working with Vince on the many auctions I participated in. I also appreciated his kindness when my dad was sick. He was a very thoughtful and kind man. My prayers are with you all.

  14. Ellen Mercante February 11, 2019 at 7:43 am - Reply

    Many found memories of Vince over the years. I enjoyed going to his auctions, learning from him and am very thankful for his generous spirit. He was an honorable man and will be missed. Love and Hugs Marge and the whole family…

  15. Ellen Mercante February 11, 2019 at 7:48 am - Reply

    I have many found memories of Vince from years of going to his auctions. He shared his knowledge generously, with humor and humility. He was an honorable man and will be missed!
    Much love and hugs to Marge and the whole family.

  16. Leo & Jayne Rockenstein February 11, 2019 at 12:22 pm - Reply

    We have known the Biermann family for 20 some years and have the greatest respect for Vince and Marge as great friends and a great auctioneer. We will truly miss Vince. We will be unable to attend the memorials for him due to health issues and family coming in from ARK. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless

  17. George & Sandie Barton Eisenbath February 11, 2019 at 1:14 pm - Reply

    Marge, (Noodie), we are so sorry to learn of Vince’s passing. We will not be able to pay our respects in person, but please know that you, Sally and grandchildren are in our thoughts and prayers.

  18. Mary Beth Tauer February 11, 2019 at 4:18 pm - Reply

    My sincere sympathy to Marge and the whole family. Vince was a genuinely kind person and he will be missed. May God bless and comfort you.

  19. Steve Hollrah February 11, 2019 at 9:12 pm - Reply

    I was very saddened when I saw the notice the Vince had passed. I have always admired him and counted him as a friend who would do anything for you. I am currently in Florida but my prayers are with you and the rest of the family. The world is a better place because Vince was here.

    Steve Hollrah

  20. George Braun February 11, 2019 at 10:32 pm - Reply

    The last auction has been called—– When the hammer came down, our auctioneer was called home— So long old buddy!

  21. Dick and Ruth Ann Frizzell February 12, 2019 at 9:12 am - Reply

    Sincere sympathy to Marge and family on the passing of Vince. So many memories of Vince and the boys on fishing trips to various parts of the U.S. and Canada. We will be unable to attend the funeral as we are in Florida. Rest in peace Vince Biermann – you will be missed by many.

  22. Bill Brink February 12, 2019 at 5:01 pm - Reply

    R I P my friend.

  23. Zina Roebuck February 13, 2019 at 8:45 am - Reply

    candle 5My sincerest sympathy to Marge and all of Vince’s family. It was a pleasure knowing him these past several years. He always made you feel welcome and a part of the family. He always made the auctions feel like a family get together. His honesty, integrity, personality and generosity will be sorely missed. Rest in peace my friend.

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