Norman Eugene Tomlin, Evansville, WI (1936-2014)

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

August 16, 1936 - May 20, 2014

Norman Eugene Tomlin, age 77, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at home. He was born on Aug. 16, 1936, the son of Glenn and Anna (Trebian) Tomlin. He graduated from Evansville High School Class of 1954. Norman served in the United States Army from Oct. 16, 1956 until Oct. 15, 1958, and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Sharpshooter and Marksman Medals. He worked for General Motors in Janesville, as a foreman retiring in May 1988, after 30 years. He married Marcie Draper on Oct. 3, 1969; and, later, married Jo Crull on July 25, 1986, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 19, 2002. Norm enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting, fishing, playing cards and he was a wonderful gardener and cook and passed these traits to his children and grandchildren. He was a charter member of the Evansville Golf Course and was a avid fan of the Badgers football, basketball programs, the Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 6905 in Evansville, and participated in the Honor Guard for several years. Norm loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and family, especially at the cabin in northern Wisconsin. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Norman is survived by his children: Amy Tomlin, Chris (Laura) Tomlin, Brian Crull, all of Janesville, Eric Crull of Evansville; five grandchildren: Macey Tomlin, Nicholas Tomlin, Samuel Tomlin, Avery Tomlin, Rob Crull; two sisters, Delores Porter of Evansville, Mary Ellen Reigle of Albany; a brother, Duane (Rhonda) Tomlin of Evansville; a sister-in-law, Sonia Tomlin; the mother of his children, Marcie Sandine; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jo Tomlin in 2002; two brothers, John Tomlin, Edwin Tomlin; and Cody, his beloved dog.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at WARD-HURTLEY FUNERAL HOME, Evansville, with Reverend Dr. Luke Bocher of the Congregational United Church of Christ, Evansville, officiating and a Military Rites will follow the service at the FUNERAL HOME provided by V.F.W. Post 6905, Evansville. Burial will follow at a later date in Union Church Cemetery, English settlement Road, Albany Township. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the FUNERAL HOME. The family suggests memorials to the V.F.W. Post 6905, Evansville, in Norm's name.

"His greatest sin is a happy grin"

Condolences may be expressed at Wardhurtley.com


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