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Albert K. Wimmer

August 20, 1939 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Albert K. Wimmer Obituary

Albert K. Wimmer, 84, of Syracuse, IN, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.  He was born on August 20, 1939, in Altötting, Germany, and is survived by his wife, Susan Wimmer of Syracuse, his sons Marc and Steve, along with his stepdaughter Tina Kardomateas and 4 grandchildren. Dr. Wimmer was a Professor at the University of Notre Dame for over 50 years in the Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures, where he also served for several years as Chair.  He was a constant learner throughout his entire life, and was beloved by his many students.  A passionate sailor, he spent many windy days on the waters of Lake Wawasee. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2024 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery Chapel on the Notre Dame campus.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Audubon Society.  To send online condolences, please visit

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Graveside Service
February 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Cedar Grove Cemetery
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556


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