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Gary A. Norman

Gary A. Norman, 83, Fremont, OH, passed away at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland, OH on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.  Gary was born December 18, 1938, in Bellevue, OH to Willis and Jeanette (Seel) Norman.  He was a graduate of Bellevue High School.  Gary married Leilani Rooney on August 3, 1974 at St. John’s Church, Bellevue, OH and she survives.  He worked as a supervisor for Central Soya, retiring in 2002 after forty years of service.  Gary was a member of the VFW, the Fremont Moose, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, and the American Legion.  He was also a member of the Cattleman’s Association, Polled Hereford’s Association and the Angus Association.  Gary enjoyed attending cattle shows, woodworking and camping but above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.

Gary is survived by his loving wife of forty-eight years, Leilani Norman, Fremont, OH; children, Jeff (Natalie) Norman, Bucyrus, OH, Cathy (Mike) Studer, Galena, OH, Kim (Denny) Hahn-Halbisen, Fremont, OH; siblings, Pat (Gene) Briggs, Bellevue, OH, Sharon (Tom) Holmer, Attica, OH; grandchildren, Amber Emans, Brittany Norman, Dustin Studer, Carissa Studer, Trevor Hahn, Garrett Hahn and two great-grandchildren.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents;  daughter, Candy Norman and sister, Sandra Warden.

Visitation; Monday, June 27, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH 43420.  Family requests very casual attire.  Everyone is invited to wear your favorite Ohio State clothing per Gary’s wishes.

Services: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. the funeral home with a visitation one hour prior.  The services will be officiated by Pastor John Fahrbach.

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, OH

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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