Irvin A. Overmyer
Nov. 12, 1919 – Sept. 14, 2013
CULVER — Irvin A. Overmyer, 93, of Carol Stream, Ill., formerly of Culver, passed away peacefully at 2:22 p.m. Sept. 14, 2013 at Belmont Village.
Irvin was born Nov. 12, 1919, one of two children born to Ora and August (Samuel) Overmyer of Culver. He proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII. He received a Bronze Star. After his service ended, he fell in love and married Irma A. Stevens on July 29, 1945 in Culver. Together they raised two sons.
Irvin worked hard earning his BSME degree at Purdue University and his MBA at Northwestern University. He worked for Northern Electric Co., headquartered in Hattiesburg, Miss. He worked his way up to be the Vice President of Engineering. He was a faithful servant of his Lutheran faith.
Irvin is survived by his sons: Phillip (Pat) Overmyer of Summit, N.J. and Steven (Cathy) Overmyer of Elgin, Ill.; niece Linda Stevens (Craig) Hjorth of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; grandchildren Cheryl, Michael, Joshua, Robyn, Kelly, Lillian, and Hannah; and great-grandchildren Jackson, Juliet, Eva, Joseph, Milo, and Louis. He was preceded in death by his wife Irma, parents, and his brother Jack.
A time to gather and share memories with the family will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Culver on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 from 2 – 3 p.m. EDT. Rev. K.C. Dehning will officiate funeral services at 3 p.m. at the church. Graveside committal will follow at the Burr Oak Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the obituary page at www.odomfuneralhome.com .
The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.