Obituary – Norman Henry Trautman

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WARSAW, Mo. — Norman Henry Trautman, 83, Warsaw, Mo., died June 10, 2014, at the Bothwell Hospital, Sedalia, Mo., after a brief battle with cancer.

Visitation was June 12 at the funeral home.

Funeral services were June 13 at the Reser Funeral Home, Warsaw.

Burial was in the Shawnee Cemetery, Warsaw.

Norman was born Feb. 18, 1931, in Sutton, to Adolf and Ada (Peter) Trautman. He married Darlene Kuhl, Randolph, Nov. 14, 1950. He was a manager for Farmland Industries for 25 years in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. He also had Norm’s Guide Service for the last 36 years, where he could share his love of fishing with others.

In his spare time, he did woodworking, making crafts to sell at local craft shows. He is remembered by family and friends as always being a willing and ready helper to whoever needed him.

Norman was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church, Warsaw.

He is survived by his wife, at home; two sisters; Violet Thorell, Wausa, and Marion Hennrickson, Norfolk; and one brother, Rollie Trautman, and his wife, Josephine, Alma; three children, Marilynn DeVine, and her husband, Timothy, Warsaw, Mo.; Sharon Keele and her husband, Jerry, Sedalia, Mo.; and Bob Trautman and his wife, Amber, West Plains, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Kenneth Trautman; and one sister, Roma Carrol.

The family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Faith Lutheran Church, Warsaw.