Norbert (Norb) Menke
Norbert (Norb) Menke, 73, of Fond du Lac, died Thursday April 10 at All About Life Nursing-Rehabilitation Home.
Norbert was born Aug. 4, 1934 in Washington County to Elmer and Sylvia (nee Fischer) Menke.
Norbert was preceded in death by three brothers, Danny, Glen, and Earl. Norbert was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Rosemary Menke (Matenaer) on February 4, 1970.
Norbert will be sadly missed and mourned by his wife Geral-dine of Fond du Lac, son Norbert (Sinnamon) of Colorado, son George (Anne) of Fond du Lac, son John of West Bend, son Tom of Horicon, and daughter Judy (Alfred) of Waupun; stepchildren, John (Kathy) of New Jersey, Debbie (Doug) of Fond du Lac, Mike of West Bend, Phil of West Bend, Tim (Jennifer) of Oshkosh; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers Gordon of Fond du Lac, Norman (Ruth) of West Bend and Russell of Millard; a sister, Delores Erickson of Fond du Lac; and three sisters-in-law, Arlene Menke of Tomahawk, Mae Menke of West Bend and June Menke of Minnesota.
Norbert married his second wife Geraldine (nee Vujnovich) Morris on May 12, 1973 at Eagle River. Their union created a large family filled with happiness and joy. Throughout their married life they resided in West Bend, Hart-ford, Milwaukee, Beaver Dam, and finally came to settle in Fond du Lac.
Norbert was employed for more than 15 years at Fox 6 Milwaukee, where he was a maintenance engineer. His work at Fox 6 was very important to him, he loved what he did and the people he worked with. Long after he retired he spoke with great pride and joy about the service he provided to Fox 6.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 15 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 140 N 7th Ave, West Bend with Rev. David Schoob officiating. Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Mon-day at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend from 4 until 8 p.m.