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“Nancy and family, I am so sorry to hear of Norm's passing. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Carol Winters - Fort Wayne, IN

“Truly sorry for your loss, I worked with Norm as an auditor for GM . He was a delight to see every morning with his kindness he gave to everyone ....Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Cindy Slowey - Kimmel, IN

“R.I.P Norm you will be missed. Always enjoyed a conversation with you and bowling we had fun. Great memories of you. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Lynn & Kim Burnell - The Villages, FL

“Norm was a great uncle and loved his family deeply. He will be missed by many.Rest in peace uncle Norman. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Karen Marchillo - Madison, WI

“Uncle Norman was one of the kindest and funniest men I have known. If you weren't laughing when you with him, there was something wrong with you. ...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Penny Ciebell - Janesville, WI

“Sending hugs and prayers to you Nancy and to your family. So sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man and I will never forget. Now he can be...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Kathy Oliver - Holmen, WI


Norman R. Schnabel, Sr., 83, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital. Born in Appleton, WI, Norman was the son of the late Leo and Edith Schnabel. He worked for Baker Manufacturing and was a Police Officer in Evansville, Wisconsin prior to working as an auditor for General Motors for 37 years, until his retirement in 2004. He was a member of Risen Savior Lutheran Church, BPO Elks, Fort Wayne Board of Realtors; and the UAW Local 2209. Norman enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting, playing marbles, and cards. He loved his family and cherished all his grandchildren. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Schnabel of Fort Wayne; son, Norman (Wanda) Schnabel, Jr. of Sun City West, AZ; grandchildren, Ellie Day, Jodie Pearson, Katie Luckadoo, Holly Redders, Ashley Bartelt, Jennifer Komarek, Brent Schnabel, Dustin Schnabel; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; son-in-law, Henry Redders of Leo; brothers, Kenneth (Bernie) Schnabel of Oregon, WI, and Roger (Jolene) Schnabel of Evansville, WI. Norman was preceded in death by daughter, Sharon Redders. Service is 11:00 am, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 8010 W Jefferson Blvd with calling one hour prior, Rev. Jeanie Barnes officiating. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road Thursday, February 1, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the family.