Obit: Vanderhoof, Norman Harold (1927 - 2018)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Berkholz, Eisner, Harper, Hildebrand, Lukes, Lundberg, Moriarity, Ochodnicky, Payne, Presswood, Stoneberg, Vanderhoof, Voda

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 6/21/2018

Vanderhoof, Norman Harold (28 FEB 1927 - 20 JUN 2018)

Norman Harold Vanderhoof, 91, of Ogema, passed away on June 20, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family and under the care of Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.

A celebration of life followed by lunch at the Spirit Baptist Church will be held on Saturday, June 23, at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Duane Harper officiating. A graveside service will take place at Garden of Memory Cemetery where military honors will be held.

Norman was born on Feb. 28, 1927 in Chili to the late Harold and Gertrude (Stoneberg) Vanderhoof. He married Elaine Lundberg on Dec. 28, 1949 and she preceded him in death in 2007. Norman served in World War II from April 1945 to Nov. 1946 and attended the Honor Flight in 2017. Norman was a very talented carpenter, building many houses in the surrounding counties. He enjoyed outdoor activities, travel and visiting with his family. He also loved working in his workshop after retirement.

Norman is survived by his children, John Vanderhoof of Ogema, Susan (Dennis) Ochodnicky, Louise Lukes of Ogema and Nancy (Frank) Lukes, all of Ogema, Joyce (Richard) Hildebrand of Iowa and Larry (Roni) Vanderhoof of Prentice; fourteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one great-greatgrandchild; and siblings, Grace Payne of Florida, Myrtle Payne of Sheboygan, Ruby Berkholz of Ogema, Delores Eisner of Rib Lake and Yvonne Presswood of Illinois.

In addition to his parents and wife, Norman was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Lynn Moriarity and Munson Voda.

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements.

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Obituary: Vanderhoof, Elaine G. (Lundberg)   



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