Obituary for Norman R. Close

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Norman R. Close, 97, of La Crosse passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 at Mulder Health Care Facility, West Salem. He was born in New London, WI. on May 7, 1921 to Fred G. and Louise (Huettner) Close. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during WWII. On October 2, 1952 Norman married Margaret McGinnis and she preceded him in death on January 1, 2016.
Norman is survived by four daughters, Shirley (Alan) Petersen of Chaska, MN., Cheyenne Stolfuss of Onalaska, Colleen Close of Seattle, WA., and Tamara (Jon) McCain of Wellman, IA. and family; three grandchildren, Patrick Stolfuss, Eric (Cerise) Petersen, and Scott (Julie) Petersen; three nephews, Richard, Michael, and Robert; and a niece, Mary. He is also survived by six additional grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson Street, La Crosse. Pastor Rufus Parker will officiate and burial will be in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service