Norman L. Jackson, 48

Norman “Norm” L. Jackson went to be with his father on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at the age of 48 years.

Norm was born in Milwaukee on Nov. 20, 1964, to Larry and Esther (nee Marnholtz) Jackson. He graduated from West Bend East High School, Class of 1983. Norm worked in removing asbestos and then became a steamfitter.

He loved his dogs throughout his life. He especially enjoyed doing things with his greyhounds, Max and then Boo. He enjoyed activities with Greyhound Pets of America. He was a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers, NASCAR and Harley-Davidson.

Norm loved his grandchildren and gained much pleasure in shopping for them online. He also loved working on crossword puzzles, watching the Food Network, and looking up recipes on the Internet and bringing them to his own kitchen. You could always count on Norm to tell you a good joke.

Norm is survived by his daughter Nikita (Jeremy) Huettner; and grandchildren Catherine, Zoey, Nickolas, and David. He is further survived by his mother Esther; grandmother Julia Bublitz; sister Tammy (Mark) Swessel; niece Penny (Stephan) Tupper; nephew Andrew Swessel; loving companion Lori Lauber; and many aunts, uncles, relatives, and dear friends. Norm is preceded in death by his father Larry; and grandparents Norman Jackson and Louis and Hattie Marnholtz.

A memorial service for Norm will be at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013, at the Pulaski Inn of Cudahy, 3900 E. Pulaski Ave. in Cudahy.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 and