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DeKALB – Thomas Edward Herrmann, 80, of DeKalb, Ill., died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Prairie Crossing Living and Rehab Center in Shabbona.
Born Dec. 28, 1932, in Mendota, the son of Irvin and Margaret (O'Donnell) Herrmann, Tom was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1955 to 1957.
Thomas graduated from St. John's University in Minnesota and received his master's degree in education from Marquette University in Wisconsin. He taught school in Oak Creek, Wis., for many years, and later worked for Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. He was especially proud to be a member of the Indian Creek Baseball Hall of Fame in Shabbona.
Survivors include his three brothers, Paul Herrmann of Shabbona, Bill (Linda) Herrmann of Johnston, Iowa, and Irvin (Mary Jane) Herrmann of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Joyce Clinton of San Diego, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service and burial will be at a later date.
Arrangements were completed by Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore.
For information or to sign the online guest book, visit www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.
Published in Daily Chronicle and The MidWeek on Mar. 20, 2013
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