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Subject: Norman P. SCHNAKE (1934 - 2006)
Date: 26 Aug 2006 14:02:01 -0600


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Posted August 26, 2006

Schnake, Norman P.


Norman P. Schnake, age 72, of the Township of Matteson, Waupaca County, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 24, 2006, at the New London Family Medical Center. Norman was born on February 2, 1934, in Melrose Park, IL, the son of the late Emil and Marguerite (Frillmann) Schnake. He also was raised and attended grade school at St. Paul Lutheran School in Melrose Park, later attending High School at the Luther Institute in Chicago, IL. Norman continued his education at Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, IL, later earning his Masters Degree. He became a student teacher in Young America, MN, was assigned to Emmanuel Lutheran School, Adell, WI, between 1956 until 1965 where he served as principal, teacher and organist and then was called to St. Martin Lutheran School, Clintonville where he was Music Director and Sixth Grade Teacher until retirement in 1991. In 1996, Norman was called to serve as Canadian Lay Minister at Christ Lutheran Church, Red Lake, Ontario, Canada!
until 1999. He was united in marriage to Lois Miske on June 6, 1964, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Adell, WI. The couple has lived in the Clintonville area since 1965. Norman continued as Lay Minister, organist and member of the St. Martin Lutheran Church, Clintonville. He also was a part-time organist at the Zion Lutheran Church, Embarrass and the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Township of Pella, Shawano County.


Survivors include his wife, Lois; his son, Luther (Lyda) Schnake, Manitowoc; his daughters: Judy (Jerry) Frenche, Clintonville; Karen (Brian) Zuehl, Big Falls; six grandchildren: Emily Schnake; Kim, Amy and Holly Linders; Katie and Bradley Zuehl; two great-grandchildren: Kaydyn and Makaya May; his sister, Ruth (Verlyn) Kortbein, Clintonville; several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother; Louis and a sister; Helen Fields.


Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 28, 2006, at the St. Martin Lutheran Church, Clintonville, with the Rev. David Last officiating. Interment will be in the St. Martin Lutheran Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home, Clintonville, and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established. Condolences may be sent through www.eberhardt stevenson.com



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