Normen R. Wegner, age 87, formerly of Winnebago, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Cottagewood Senior Communities in Mankato, surrounded by his family & his family at Cottagewood.
Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Winnebago. A time for visitation will be held from 9-10:30am, prior to the service. Burial will take place at Rosehill Cemetery in Wells.
Normen was born on May 15, 1934 in Faribault County to Rudolph and Birdella (Seedorf) Wegner. He graduated from Kiester High School in 1952. On June 12, 1955, Normen married Ruth Ann Kruger in Wells.
Normen worked as a police officer for the city of Kiester for 5 years, and later served the city of Winnebago for 25 years. In Kiester, Normen served on the Kiester ambulance squad, as a past Sunday School superintendent, and as a past Cub Scout Cub Master He later served as the first President of the Faribault County Law Enforcement Association and the Advisory Board of the Winnebago Adolescent Treatment Center. Normen was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Winnebago.
Normen enjoyed woodworking, making wood projects for his entire family, fishing, camping, going to casinos, and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by daughter & son-in-law, Ranae & Jim Kabisch of Cleveland, Mn; son & daughter-in-law, Gregg & Susie Wegner of Wells, Mn; grandsons, Adam (Jill) Stensrud of St. Peter, Brandon (Michelle) Stensrud of Mankato, Jamey (Dani) Kabisch of Gallatin Gateway, Montana, Jeremy Kabisch of Montevideo; granddaughter, Wendy (Mike) Sturlaugson of Lakeville; great grandchildren, Hayden & Cody Stensrud, Erica & Jackson Stensrud, Bridger & Flynn Kabisch, Jordan & Summer Kabisch, and Wilson Sturlaugson; and brother, Marlin (Phyllis)Wenger of Faribault.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann; son, Scott Wegner; and sister & brother-in-law, Marie & Keith Sahr.
Normen’s family would like to thank the entire Cottagewood Senior Communities staff for the all kindness, care, and love they showed Normen.