LOWELL

Norwin Kenneth Fehrman

Jan. 6, 1932 - March 6, 2008

Norwin Kenneth Fehrman, 76, formerly of Waukesha, died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at his home in Lowell. Norwin was born Jan. 6, 1932, in Tripoli, to the late Oscar and Gretta (nee Van Netta) Fehrman.

After graduating from high school, Norwin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On May 1, 1954, Norwin was united in marriage with Adeline Kretchmer in Rib Lake. She preceded him in death March 7, 1980. On May 5, 1984, he was united in marriage with Bernice Will. She also preceded Norwin in death in January 1999.

Norwin was a union plasterer in the Milwaukee area and was a perfectionist at his trade. In recent years, he enjoyed his visits to the Checkered Flag Diner in Lowell and his trips to the casino. Norwin was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lowell.

He is survived by six children, Kenneth (Mary) Fehrman of Waukesha, Diane (James) Kennedy of Juneau, Debra (Dennis) Hink of Waukesha, Kevin Fehrman of Kenosha, Kirt Fehrman of Trevor and Keith (Sandra) Fehrman of Arbor Vitae; 16 grandchildren, Kenneth L. Fehrman, Heith J. (Terri) Fehrman, Carsten J. (Amy) Hink, Heather M. (Joe) Cataldo, Nichol M. (Calvin) Stratman, Colton J. Kennedy, Rachael A. (Adam) Schwind, Kyle P. Kennedy, Katie (Michael) Osterman, Danielle Fehrman, Nathan Fehrman, Evan Fehrman, Devin Fehrman, Dylan Fehrman, Taylor Ward and Jaeli Ward; eight great-grandchildren, Bobbie Stratman, Nolan Fehrman, Drew Fehrman, Camden Fehrman, Julia Osterman, Lillian Osterman, Lawson Hink and Adeline Schwind; and six brothers and sisters, Gerald (Betty) Fehrman, Idel Kangas, Gretta Beckwith, Donald Fehrman, Doris (Wayne) Haylett and Norma (Dick) Edwards.

Norwin was preceded in death by his parents; his first and second wives; a brother, LeRoy Fehrman; two brothers-in-law, Kenneth Kangas and Robert Beckwith; and a sister-in-law, Joanne Fehrman.

Visitation for Norwin will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday, March 10, at Murray Funeral Home, 214 S. Main St., Reeseville. The Rev. Paul Vander Galien will officiate. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.

Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville is serving the family. For more information, call (920) 885-6600. Online condolences may be made at www.MurrayFH.com.