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Remembering A Visionary, Founder And Friend

From cornfields to college classrooms, Delbert Scheider was a venerable presence throughout Northwestern Illinois. The 95-year-old Lena resident, who passed away in his home on March 30, 2021, was many things to many people-World War II veteran, farmer, family man. At Highland Community College, trustees and administration also remember him as a founder and friend.

President Christina Kuberski recalled Scheider's speech at the inaugural Foundation Legacy Gala in 2019, when the Highland Community College Foundation honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual recogniti...


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