November 25, 2017
Norman Plourde, 70, passed away at Our House Memory Care in Chippewa Falls, on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
Norm was born on August 3, 1947, in New Richmond, WI. He graduated from St. John's Prep School in Collegeville, MN, in 1965, and from the University of Eau Claire in 1973, with a degree in Business Administration.
He served in the US Navy from 1967 to 1969, stationed on the USS Fort Marion. In May of 1972, he married Sue Plank in Eau Claire, WI. He was an accountant at Automation Displays, Inc., and enjoyed his work there from 1974 until his retirement in 2010.
Norm was involved in the Hallie youth baseball program and had fun coaching t-ball for many years. He liked hunting, his Harleys, working with wood, ATVing, traveling, making wine, and spending time with his kids and grandkids. He was a long-time member of the Hallie Optimist Club and VFW Post 305 of Eau Claire. He looked forward to Tuesday morning breakfast at Mom's Kitchen, old neighborhood get-togethers, and spending time with four good friends on their annual "canoe" trip.
He is survived by his wife, Sue; sons, Tony (Jamie), Dan (friend Jen), and Ryan (Nikki); grandkids, Nola, Beckett and Lily; siblings, Larry, Tom, Mike (Janet), Joe, John, Jeanne (Jerry), Carol (Brice), Donald (Nancy), Annette (Martin), and Greg (Annette).
Norm was preceded in death by his parents, Wilfred and Frances Plourde; brothers, Ralph, Bill and Paul, and sisters, Rachel and Susan.
The family would like to extend sincere gratitude to family and friends for their support. They also wish to thank the care staff at Home Helpers, Grace Adult Day Care, Our House Memory Care, and his friends at the Memory Cafe in Chippewa Falls, as well as the doctors and staff at Marshfield Clinic and Sacred Heart Hospital of Eau Claire, and Interim HealthCare Hospice of Hudson.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home, 1806 17th Ave. in Bloomer. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Hallie Optimist Foundation, PO Box 3011, Eau Claire, WI 54702.Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Bloomer, is assisting the family.
10 - 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home.
11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home.
All flowers should be delivered to the funeral home by 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Gayle Garrity I am so sorry to have been notified of Norman's passing. It has been years since I have seen Norman but my memories of this kind and wonderful person will stay with me.
Please know you are all in my prayers.
December 15 at 6:04am
John Nelson We're sorry for your loss. Thank you for the memories we can remember for years to come.
December 14 at 6:42pm
Wendy Bultman Dear Sue and family, my thoughts and prayers have been with you all through this difficult time. If you ever need anything, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Sincerely, Wendy (Nicole's mom)
December 13 at 2:15pm
Suzy Olson Sorry for your loss Sue Always enjoyed his humor Prayers to you and your family
December 12 at 10:44AM