Louis W. VanErmen

1920-2013

Louis W. Van Ermen was born in Cicero, IL to Louis Van Ermen and Ruth (Stormer) Van Ermen on March 10, 1920. Louis passed away January 5, 2013. He was never married.

He graduated with a masters degree in music from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1949. After college he toured with a museumobile for the state of Illinois. Later he worked as a music instructor at elementary schools in Illinois and Florida. His last career was in the insurance industry working for American National Insurance in Small claims as an assistant manager for thirty years in Galveston, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his younger brother Robert Van Ermen. Louis was survived by a sister Kathleen Schrader, a brother Bill and wife Marjie Van Ermen. Nieces and nephews include David and wife Cassie their children Amanda, Robert and William, Steven Schrader and daughter Kristen. Great niece Beth and husband Jason Houser and child Elliot, Louis, Audrey; Greg Van Ermen and wife Amy. Close cousins include Mary Carrington, her daughter Christina Riley and her husband Brian and their children Meagan and Morgan.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at St. Ann’s Nursing Home.

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