Clarence Edward Corman, age 101, of Edina, MO, died Sunday, February 10, 2013, in the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO. He was born in Atlanta, MO, on April 12, 1911, the son of John J. and Bessie Weaver Corman. He was united in marriage to Jessie Bell Mallavish and to this union
He was born in Atlanta, MO, on April 12, 1911, the son of John J. and Bessie Weaver Corman.
He was united in marriage to Jessie Bell Mallavish and to this union two children were born. He then married Jean Glasgow in 1952, and she preceded him in death in 1989.
Clarence was also preceded in death by his parents, and one grandson. Surviving are two daughters, Donna Kessler of Highland, IN, and Pamela Corman of California, five grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
He moved to Edina from Chicago over 20 years ago after the death of his wife Jean (Glasgow) Corman. Growing up Mr. Corman lived all over this area. He lived in Brashear, Ewing and Hannibal in Missouri and in Quincy, Illinois before he moved to Chicago. He attended Northwestern University in Chicago and worked as Stationary Engineer for an engineering firm there for 18 years. All together he spent 40 years in Chicago before moving back to Missouri.
In his earlier years he owned a T.V. Repair shop and was employed with Youngstown Sheet and Tube Steel Mill in Chicago. He also worked a number of years in Research and in pharmaceuticals.
Graveside services were Monday, February 18, 2013, at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, IL, under the direction of the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.