Norman O. Geidel, 80
O. Geidel, 80, of Newburg passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at Columbia
St. Maryís Hospital in Milwaukee.
He was born on March 16, 1931 in Parkston, S.D. to Fred and Alma Geidel.
He served in the U.S. Army in Korea. After his discharge Norman began
working as a carpenter for Fred Geidel and Sonís, later named Geidel
Brothers. From 1979 to 1988, he also co-owned Geidelís Hardware Hank in
On Sept. 17, 1955, he was united in marriage to Lucille Degnitz at St.
Paulís Lutheran Church in Random Lake. Norman was a member of the church
board at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Newburg and a Lutheran Boy
Norman enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, bowling, sheepshead and especially
spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille Geidel of Newburg; five children,
Karen Ramthun of West Bend, Larry Geidel of Newburg, David (Wendy) Geidel
of Newburg and Nancy (Dave) Carow of Appleton, and Carol (Pat) Lyons of
Hayward; 15 grandchildren, Marcia (Dr. Chad) Tamez, Stacy Reuter, Laura
(Travis) Luedtke, Sarah (Jamie) Severance, Douglas (fiancťe Shaelynn
Holmes) Ramthun, Becka Ramthun, Dominique (Keith) Heberer, Danielle
Corlette, Bo Shaw, Shannon (fiancť Tyler Reschke) Shaw, Chris (Robin)
Carow, Greg (fiancťe Olivia) Carow, Jackie Carow, Madalyn Lyons and
Hunter Lyons; 12 greatgrandchildren; one sister, Elaine (Douglas) Koenig
of Schofield; three brothers, Willard (Ruth) Geidel of Fristead, Raymond
(Liz) Geidel of West Bend and Ronald (Sharon) Geidel of West Bend; two
sisters-inlaw, Harriet (Gary) Jentsch of Random Lake and Pat Geidel of
Lakeland, Fla.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Norman was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ruben Geidel
and Louis Geidel; sister-in-law, Virginia Geidel; and grandson-in-law, Jim
Funeral services in remembrance of Norman will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4
at 3 p.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 623 Congress St., Newburg. The
Rev. Jon Baumann will officiate and burial will follow in St. Johnís
Church Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from noon
until the time of service. Memorials to St. Johnís Grade School Tuition
Assistance Fund are appreciated by the family.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service of West Bend is assisting
the family. Online guestbook and condolences may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.