Norbert E. Schaefer, 85

Published 8:41 am Friday, July 27, 2018

Norbert E. Schaefer, 85

Norbert E. Schaefer, 85, of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Norbert was born on Nov. 26, 1932, in Adams, Minnesota, to Joseph Schaefer and Elizabeth (Mueller) Schaefer. He was raised in Adams and, after being drafted into the U.S. Army, spent his entire employment with the Hormel Co. His last position with Hormel was as a district manager in Montgomery. He was an avid sports fan of the Minnesota Vikings and Gophers as well as Auburn football, just to have something in common with Alabamians.

Norbert is survived by his wife, Linda Schaefer; son, Matthew Schaefer; daughter, Kay Villano; brothers, Vernon Schaefer, Conrad Schaefer and Roger Schaefer; sisters, Rita Sheedy and Elizabeth Smith; and 12 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Norbert was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Paul, Frederick, Herbert and Benno Schaefer; sisters, Marcelle Perrin and Florence Schmitz; and infant son, Brian Schaefer.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at St. Bede Catholic Church in Montgomery.