Died Aug. 15, 2016
Herman Stephen Bekemeyer of Winter Garden, Florida, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at the age of 85.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry S. and Lela E.; brother, Fred; and sisters-in-law, Mildred and Jane F.
He is survived by brothers, Bert (Irene) of Palatka and H. Lee of Winter Garden; best friend, caregiver and niece, Kristin; and beloved nieces and nephews and their families.
Herman was a graduate of Florida State University and University of North Carolina. He taught in the high schools of Leesburg, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando and at the Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, before becoming a reference librarian at the Library and Museum of the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center in New York City.
At the time of retirement, he was a music and dance cataloger for the New York Public Library’s 68 branches.
His final resting place will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery. Per his request, there will be no service.