Obits – Norbert A. Rademacher

Norbert A. Rademacher
Norbert A. Rademacher

Norbert A. Rademacher, age 82, of Waconia, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013 at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center.
Funeral mass was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius with Fr. Tom Balluff as celebrant.   Interment in the church cemetery. Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday one hour prior to the mass all at the church.
Norbert A. Rademacher was born July 2, 1930 in Waconia the son of Thomas J. and Rosella (Worm) Rademacher. He was baptized and confirmed at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia.  On June 23, 1953 Norbert was united in marriage with Laura Mae Weinzierl at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonfiacius by Fr. Wohlfert.
Norbert worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed farming, gardening, fishing, hunting and going to the cabin. Norbert cherished spending time with his grandchildren.
Norbert is preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Rosella Rademacher; sister Elaine Rademacher; brothers-in-law Germaine Buesgens, Jerry Engelen, Bernard Laumann.
Norbert is survived by his loving family: wife Laura Mae Rademacher of Waconia; son and daughter-in-law Gary and Mary Rademacher of Waconia; daughters and sons-in-law Barb and Arnold Samuelson of Cologne, Sandy and Steve Schwanke of Glencoe, Cheryl and Michael Kelzer of Waconia; grandchildren Katie Mueller and her husband Blair, Brian Rademacher, Kimberly Rademacher, Kristin Rademacher, Ashley Samuelson, Lindsey Samuelson, Mitchell Kelzer, Marshall Kelzer; great granddaughter Lucy Mae Mueller; step-grandson Luke Meyer and his wife Stephanie; step-great grandchildren Grace and Jameson Meyer; sisters and brother-in-law Annie Buesgens of Waconia, Mary Jane Laumann of Cologne, Arlene Engelen of Waconia, Agnes and Ed Kohman of Faribault; brothers and sisters-in-law John and Barbara Rademacher of Grand Rapids, Marvin and JoAnn Rademacher of Waconia, Tom and Annie Rademacher of Cologne, Ronald and Rita Rademacher of Waconia; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Tony and Carol Weinzierl of St. Bonifacius, Marlys and Don Jacques of Chaska, Myrene and Frank Whittaker of Hill City, Minn., Jack and Marlene Weinzierl of St. Bonifacius, Jerry and Sue Weinzierl of Mayer, Rich Weinzierl and special friend Raenn of St. Bonifacius; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
Casket Bearers Brian Rademacher, Mitchell Kelzer, Marshall Kelzer, Roch Whittaker, Bob Rademacher, Mike Weinzierl.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia;