Obit: Orth, Norman (1909 – 1970)


Surnames: Orth, Rushman, Tesmer, Pribnow, Steinwand, Baumgart, Luepke, Fager, Frook, Chamberland

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 26 Feb 1970

Orth, Norman (7 JUL 1909 – 17 FEB 1970)

Funeral services were held Saturday morning, February 21, 1970, at 10 a.m. for Norman Orth, Chicago, formerly of Colby (Clark Co., Wis.). He died early Tuesday evening, February 17, 1970 in Chicago of a heart attack.

The Rev. Francis Rushman officiated at services at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Colby. He was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Military services were conducted by VFW Post 2227 of Colby.

The pallbearers were Sylvester Tesmer, Myron Orth, John C. Pribnow, Robert Tesmer, Leon Steinwand and Harold Baumgart.

A general rosary was held Friday evening at 7:30 and a Forester rosary the same evening at 9 at the Lulloff Funeral Home at Colby.

Born at Colby July 17, 1909, Mr. Orth received his education at St. Mary's and Colby public school. He worked at the Security State Bank in Colby before entering the armed forces. He was a veteran of World War II. After he completed his service duties he worked as an auditor for the U.S. Government for about 10 years.

He then went to Chicago and worked for the Corrigan Construction Company until the time of his death. He had resided in Chicago for the past five years.

Norman M. Orth was aa charter member of the VFW Post 2227. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Catholic Foresters.

His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Orth Sr., survive. Tehre are three brothers, Conrad Jr. of Colby, Joseph of Swanton, Ohio, and Emory of Metamora, Illinois, and four sisters, Mrs. Vern (Violeta) Luepke of Aldo, Illinois, Mrs. Earl (Gertrude) Fager of Forreston, Illinois, Mrs. Alice Frook of Fond du Lac, and Mrs. Edward (Jeanette) Chamberland of Monmouth, Illinois.

One brother, Roger, preceded him in death in 1952.

Persons from out of town attending the services were from Swanton, Ohio; Metamora, Aledo, Monmouth, Rockford, Hodane and Forreston, Illinois; Fond du Lac, Loyal, Owen, Neillsville, Unity, Thorp, Spencer, Stevens Point, Wausau, Dorchester and Abbotsford.



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