Victor Schormann, 94, of DeKalb, Illinois, died Saturday, December 29, 2012, at DeKalb County Nursing Home.
Born December 21, 1918, in Nebraska, the son of August A. and Augusta L. (Hilgenkamp) Schormann, he married Marguerite T. Tupper. She predeceased him on April 21, 1993.
Victor received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois. He worked as acquisitions librarian at Northern Illinois University for 23 years. He also worked one year each at Knox and Augustana colleges, and 15 years at Western Illinois University.
He is survived by six nieces, Enola Gruett of Wentzville, Missouri, Janet Trent of Indianapolis, Indiana, Lois Evans of Servord, Nebraska, Barbara Teske of Onaga, Kansas, Elaine Clements of Georgetown, Texas, and Marilyn Williams of Dillsboro, Indiana; and a nephew, Roger Eggerling of Louisville, Kentucky; and several great-nieces and -nephews. The memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 26, at First Lutheran Church, 324 North Third Street, DeKalb, with the Rev. Dr. Janet Hunt officiating. A reception will follow. Cremation has taken place at Anderson Funeral Home Crematory and burial of cremated remains has taken place at Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Victor Schormann Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.