Maurice A. Normand “Morrie”, 81, Marathon, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He was born Aug. 3, 1939, in Wausau, son of the late Joseph T. and Lorena (Marquis) Normand. On Feb. 8, 1958, he married Carol Schilling at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wausau. She preceded him in death Nov. 21, 2014.
Prior to his retirement, Morrie was a truck driver for Schneider Transport, having surpassed over one million miles driving accident free. Among his favorite things to do was woodworking, fishing and driving around town in his yellow Cushman.
Survivors include his children: Anthony “Tony” (Sara Hebbe) Normand of Wausau, Charles (Lori) Normand of Wausau, Paul (Rebecca) Normand of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Maureen (Russell) Anklam of Marathon; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ann Marie Kleinschmidt.
Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael; and siblings: Genevieve Rousseau, Therese Strub, Joseph, Gordon and Norbert Normand.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marathon. Rev. Msgr. Joseph Diermeier will preside. Entombment will be in the Garden of Eternal Rest Mausoleum, Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service at the church, with social distancing and masks required. His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com.
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