Thomas J. Hermes, who owned and operated Hermes Floral Company in St. Paul and Becker, MN, with his brothers before retiring in 1998, died on January 5 at age 75.
Hermes and his brothers ran 8 acres of greenhouse production, producing potted plants and cut flowers. The major crops at the time were roses, alstromeria, cut lilies, cyclamen, and poinsettias.
Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the company of family and good friends. He was very artistic and enjoyed spending time taking pictures.
Funeral services were held on Friday, Jan. 12.