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Norman A. Trempe

Nov 14, 1930 - Sep 04, 2021


Norman A. Trempe, age 90, of Sheboygan, Wis., passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 4, 2021.

Norman was born in Sheboygan, on November 14, 1930 to the late Arno and Esther (Roehrborn) Trempe. He attended local schools and graduated high school from Central High School prior to entering the United States Marine Corps. He served his country from 1952 to 1954 and did a tour in the Korean War. After serving, he returned to Sheboygan and became a heavy equipment operator at C. Spielvogel Sons Excavating where he worked for 40 years. He was a proud, lifetime member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 139.

On October 30, 1965 he was united in marriage to Josephine Lieske. The couple lived in Sheboygan and owned Weeden Orchard where they grew apples and sold cider for many years. Norman was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed trips to his land in northern Wisconsin with friends for the yearly hunt. He also enjoyed coyote and fox hunting in the winter months.

Norman is survived by his wife, Josephine; his daughter, Krista (Bob King); son, Michael; grandchild, Bret; and faithful, furry companion Schatze. He is also survived by his sister, Helen (Thomas) Schaller and was preceded in death by brother, Robert (Janice) and sister, LaVerne (Robert) Shimkoski.

A visitation will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Chaplain Marianne Brandt officiating. The burial and a military honor service will conclude at Lutheran Cemetery in Sheboygan.

A memorial fund will be established in Norman Trempe’s name with the beneficiary to be determined at a later date. Condolences may be expressed online at


Date: Saturday Sep 11, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]

Funeral Service

Date: Saturday Sep 11, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



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Lynn Wiech

So sorry for your loss Norm and my dad Wally had been friends. My prayers are with you all

Joyce and Charlie Worth

As a neighbor and friend of Norms, there was never a time we were not delighted to see him. He always had a mischievous smile and a word of advice, concerning the garden or the trees, or the wildlife. He will truly be missed.

Kevin and Nicole King

Krista~ we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. May peace and strength carry you through this difficult time.

Barb Schmidt

Mike and family, So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

James Nytes

Krista and Mike, I'm sorry for the loss of your dad. I always enjoyed working with him years ago at C. Spielvogel Jim and Val.

John McCrady

Krista - I am sorry for the loss of your dad. I didn’t know your dad very well at all, but I know that he was a happy and proud father when he saw you married. I wish you, your father and your family peace.