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Norman Risner

Norman Risner, 68, of Carey, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at 4:42 p.m. in the Fostoria Hospital emergency room.

Born in Fostoria on Aug. 12, 1949, he was the son of the late Amos and Alma (Green) Risner.

He married Lois M. Emerine. She survives in Carey.

Also surviving are a daughter, Kelly L. Risner, and a step-son, Nathan E. Pahl, both of Carey; two grandchildren, Marcus Mueller and Landon E. Pahl; a brother, Allen (Pat) Thomas, Kissimee, Fla.; and three sisters, Barbara (Joe) Greer, Plainsville, Mass., Diane (Perry Hackworth) Benefiel, Carey; and Darlene (Loren) Noreen, Loretto, Minn.

Norman was a 1967 graduate of Carey High School. He retired from Fostoria Foundrey/Chrysler in Fostoria after many years. He then went to work at Continental Structural Plastics in Carey and retired in 2012. He served as UAW president for many years while at CSP.

He was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was a member of the NRA. An avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing and target shooting.

Friends and family were received on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

The funeral service was held Monday, Oct. 16, at the funeral home, followed by military rites conducted by the Carey Honor Guard. Burial will be at a later date in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Consolation School or Dorcas Carey Public Library in care of Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay Street, Carey, OH 43316-1169.

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  1. william windau on October 13, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    stormin norman.. one of nicest guy i knew in high school.. god rest his soul..

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