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In Memory of

Norman H. Fibiger

June 4, 1918 - January 2, 2012

Obituary


Norman H. Fibiger, age 93, went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday morning, January 2, 2012 at Morningside Health Center.
Norm was born June 4, 1918 in Sheboygan to Paul and Elizabeth (Schultz) Fibiger. He attended Bethlehem Lutheran Grade School and Sheboygan High School.
During his youth he worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) for several years.
Over seventy years ago, on June 28, 1941, Norm and Laverne O. Stirdivant were united in marriage at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.
He was called to military service in September, 1942...

Norman H. Fibiger, age 93, went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday morning, January 2, 2012 at Morningside Health Center.
Norm was born June 4, 1918 in Sheboygan to Paul and Elizabeth (Schultz) Fibiger. He attended Bethlehem Lutheran Grade School and Sheboygan High School.
During his youth he worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) for several years.
Over seventy years ago, on June 28, 1941, Norm and Laverne O. Stirdivant were united in marriage at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.
He was called to military service in September, 1942 and served until his honorable discharge in October, 1945. He spent 21 months in the European Theater assigned to 634th Tank Destroyer Battalion that was attached to the 1st Division under General Patton. He saw service in Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland and the Ardennes.
After his release from the Army, Norm worked as a carpenter for twenty seven years primarily for Scotty Smith Construction. He then spent eleven years as head of building maintenance for Donohue and Associates of Sheboygan. After retirement, he worked as a clerk at Trilling Hardware.
Norm was a faithful member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church where he served as an Elder and a member of the Board of Trustees. He was active on various building committees and as chairman of the Penney-a-meal program for many years. He especially enjoyed being a member of the men's choir.
Over the years he enjoyed bowling, golfing, and fishing.
He also was a member of the VFW Wolf Olson Post #1230.
In addition to his devoted wife, Laverne, he is survived by his son, Norman L. (Nancy) Fibiger of Berlin, WI; his daughter, Lynne A. (Paul) Uffmann of Daphne, Alabama; seven grandchildren, Barry Fibiger of San Francisco, CA, Brian (Mary) Fibiger of Aledo, TX, Gregg (Megan) Fibiger of Oshkosh, WI, Christopher (Katrina) Fibiger of Appleton, WI, Melissa Uffmann of Oceanside, CA, Andrew (Sheeryn) Uffmann of Long Beach, CA, and Matthew (Kelsey) Uffmann of Knox, IN; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Nack and Ruth (Elwood) Buttke all of Sheboygan; one brother-in-law, Louis Udovich of Waukesha; nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by infant twin sons, an infant son, an infant daughter, Gail, his brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and Minnie Fibiger; his sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Walter Brown; his brother-in-law, Roger Nack; his sister-in-law, Shirley Udovich; and his great-grandson, Micah Fibiger.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Reverend Alan D. Kubow, Associate Pastor, will be the officiant. A time of visitation and support will be held on Friday evening at Ballhorn Chapels from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and at the church Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Lutheran Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established in his name for Bethlehem Lutheran Church or Sheboygan Area Lutheran High School.
Norm was a special person to all that knew him or met him. You really missed out if you didn't hear a joke from him. He was always ready with one.





Arrangements under the direction of Ballhorn Chapels, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.