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Marc VanWormer

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Marc Van Wormer

Lansing - Age 77, passed away August 15, 2018, in Lansing. He was born February 7, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio, to Raymond and Gola (Beckert) Van Wormer.

Marc is survived by his daughters Laura (Trevor) Pottorf and Amy Gray, granddaughters Helen Murphy and Lillian Murphy, and his mother Gola Bitterman. He was preceded in death by his father Raymond, and brother Matthew Bitterman.

He received his Master of Arts in History from the University of Toledo, and went on to teach at Michigan State University and Lansing Community College. Marc was a gifted teacher and scholar, a deep reader with a wide range of interests. He was generous and giving, sharing his love for education and curiosity for the world with everyone he met.

A memorial service will be held at the Kellogg Center, Corniche Room, 219 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing, on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Humanities Department of the University of Chicago Gift Administration and Business Data, 235 S. Harper Ct., 4th Fl, Chicago, IL 60615.
Published in Lansing State Journal on Aug. 26, 2018
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