Herman V. Schoborg, 93, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Southridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Marshalltown. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Haverhill, IA. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil service Friday, June 22, 2012, at Estel Perrin Avey Funeral Home, 212 E. State St., Marshalltown. Interment will be at Immaculate Conception cemetery, in Haverhill. Memorials may be directed to Marshalltown Area Catholic School Building Fund or Immaculate Conception Church in Haverhill Oratory Fund. Online condolences may be sent to www.vogelfuneralhomes.com
Herman was born December 21, 1918 to Vincent P. and Florence (Hoffman) Schoborg in Haverhill. He was educated in St. Joseph's Catholic School in Haverhill. Herman was drafted into the U.S. Army during WWII. He went ashore on Normandy Beach in France and was part of five separate battles during WWII including the Battle of the Bulge. After the war he returned to work on the family farm. Herman was united in marriage to Luella Helena Miller on November 29, 1950, in Haverhill. She died June 19, 2007. He along with his wife farmed the rural Haverhill area most of their lives. Herman was a member of Immaculate Conception and St. Henry Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Marshalltown American Legion.
Herman will be missed by four children; Mark (Mary) Schoborg, Monna (Tom) Ohlfest, Merle (Lisa) Schoborg, Michele (John) Trowbridge, all of Marshalltown, ten grandchildren; Jennifer and Jill Schoborg, Jason Ohlfest, Kristen Fricke, Joseph and Alexa Schoborg, Lindsay (Jeff) Clement, Bart Trowbridge, Morgan (Jacob) Phipps, Trent Trowbridge, six great grandchildren, four sisters; Rose Stalzer, Rita White, Frances (Leonard) Stalzer, and Vivian Stalzer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Luella, a daughter, Marcia Petrie, a brother, Raphael Schoborg, and a sister, Mary Kopel.