Gigi Mary Herzer



Sumter, SC …. Gigi M Herzer, age 56, received her wings on Wednesday August 29th in her home in Sumter SC.

Gigi was born in Rosiclare Illinois on April 18th 1962. She worked as a paralegal in her early years and later as a counselor for drug and alcohol rehabilitation but her biggest accomplishment was earning her title as Mimi to 7 grandchildren. In 2002 she married her best friend, David Herzer, they were together 16 years. Gigi was extremely passionate and loved helping people, volunteering in the church nursery with babies and always donating her time in the community. She was a bright light with a contagious laugh who brought so much happiness to everyone she came in contact with. Even with her illness’ and health problems working against her she still pushed through every day and managed a smile. Stubborn? Not at all. She preferred strong willed.

Loved ones who cleared the path for Gigi are her father John Bau, sister Ginger Bau and beloved aunt Boo Boo.

Loved ones who will miss Gigi until they meet again are her mother and step father Mary and Robert Owens. Brother and sister in law Johnny and Morgan. Her husband David, daughter Tassie, daughter and son in law Jaci and Zac, daughter Amanda, son and daughter in law Nicholas and Renee and fur baby Lacie, as well as her heart and joy; her grand babies as she called them. They were the people she loved the most in this world. We all know there was no place like Mimi’s house and the time spent there was always very special.

Friends and family will come together on Saturday September 8th at lake Wateree Recreation Area to celebrate her life. Family will receive friends from 11 to 4 with the Celebration of Life at 1.

In lieu of flowers you donate to Any Length Recovery center in Sumter SC or the Lupus Foundation of America.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.