Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

Carolyn L. Hermann, 94, of Morton died at 1 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Restmor Inc. in Morton.

Born Oct. 10, 1918, in Cropsey to Carl and Emma (Aberle) Schmidtgall, she married Romeo B. Hermann on Jan. 25, 1947, in Fairbury. He died on Jan. 1, 2006.

She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Surviving are one brother, Leroy (Mary) Schmidtgall of Fairbury; six sisters, Alice (LeRoy) Barnes of Pontiac, Lorene (Don) Davis of East Peoria, Lucille Drager of Bradley, Florence Herda of Clermont, Fla., Marge (Ralph) Kuntz of Gridley, and Erma Svoboda of Rockford.

She worked for 17 years at Friedinger Brothers Grocery in Morton, and then worked at Witzig’s Clothing Store in Morton as a sales clerk for 20 years until retiring in 1979.

She was a member of the East Peoria Free Methodist Church in East Peoria.

Services were Saturday at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, with visitation prior to services. The Rev. Steve Barber officiated. Burial was in the Morton Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Timber Ridge in Morton or Easter Seals.

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