Beverly Ann Sornberger, 84, of Victoria, Illinois passed away at 8:48 A.M. Monday, August 8, 2016 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg, Illinois. Beverly was born on December 21, 1931 in Galesburg, the daughter of Herman L. and Helen (Holmes) Naslund. She graduated with the first class of ROVA High School in 1949. She then married A.W. “Sandy” Sornberger on February 23, 1950 at the First United Methodist Church in Galesburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on July 19, 2016. Beverly's greatest pride and joy was being a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Victoria American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and a former Cub Scout Den Mother. She bowled for many years, loved to play cards and dominos with her children and grandchildren and had a passion for cooking and her beloved Chicago Cubs. Beverly also drove a school bus for the ROVA school district for several years She is survived by 4 children; William (and Linda) Sornberger of Dahinda, Illinois, Robert (and Jana) Sornberger of Robinson, Illinois, Jacqueline (and Paul) Barry of Buda, Illinois, Rita (and David) Clark of Oneida, Illinois, 1 step-son; Jerry (and Maureen) Sornberger of Kewanee, Illinois, 9 grandchildren; Amanda (and Tyler) Clarken of Peoria, Illinois, Megan Sornberger of Peoria, Joe (and Amy) Sornberger of Dahinda, Illinois, Jill (and Ryan) Dawson of Mountain View, California, Nicole (and Roberto) Batista of Peoria, Stacey (and Michael) Stewart of Peoria, Emily (and David DesJardins) Barry of Peoria, Drew (and Jacqueline) Clark of Chicago, Illinois, Jacob (and Ellen Hendricks) Clark of Mason City, Illinois, 4 step-grandchildren; Tom (and Kerry) Brock of Metamora, Illinois, Jennifer (and Steve) Witte of Kewanee, Craig Hilman of Abingdon, Illinois, Angie (and Chad) Goff of Dahinda, 6 great-grandchildren, and 12 step-great-grandchildren, 2 siblings; Ruth Agnew of Toulon, Illinois and Joyce (and Richard) Doubet of Williamsfield, Illinois and many special nieces and nephews. Beverly was preceded in death by her husband; A.W. “Sandy” Sornberger, parents; Herman and Helen Naslund, brother; Herbert Naslund, and sister; Betty Bird. Visitation will be held Friday, August 12, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Oneida, Illinois. The memorial service will take place directly following the conclusion of the visitation at noon. Inurnment will be held at the Victoria Cemetery, in Victoria, Illinois. Memorial contributions can be made to the Victoria United Methodist Church or to the Little John Conservation Club. Online condolences may be left at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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