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William H. Norenberg

I am a Veteran.William H. Norenberg
April 19, 1925 -  August 20, 2019

William H. Norenberg, age 94, of Fremont
Died Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Nye Legacy

Bill was born April 19, 1925 near Memphis, NE. to Fred and Norma ‘Fauch’ Norenberg. He attended grade school at District 16. The family moved to a farm near Mead in 1939, and he graduated from Mead High School in 1942. He then worked on the family farm until joining the U.S. Army in 1944. He served in the European Theater and was discharged as a Staff Sargent in 1946. He returned home and worked various jobs until starting with Hormel in the maintenance department in 1949. He retired after 40 years in 1990.

Bill married Iona Hartung on February 20, 1949.

Bill was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, American Legion Post 20 and a life member of the VFW Post 854 all in Fremont.

Son – Richard (Jill) Norenberg of Fremont
Grandchildren – Erin (Ben) Crabtree of Olympia, WA, and their children Lennox and Norris
Adam (Kayla) Norenberg of Sioux Falls, SD, and their children Hudson and Gracie
Sisters-in-law – Betty Shenshew of Norfolk
Joan Norenberg of Wahoo

Bill was preceded in death by his wife Iona, son Ken, sister Beulah Vermazen and a brother Robert.

The funeral will be 10:30am Friday, August 23 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont with the Rev. Anthony Gerber officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors by the Fremont Honor Guard. Visitation will be Thursday, 2pm to 8pm with the family present 6pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church and the ‘Banquet’ at First Lutheran Church.

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