Norman L. Langlois, age 86, of Horicon, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Marvin”s Manor in Waupun.
Visitation for Norman will be at the Murray Funeral Home in Horicon on Friday, May 11, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Funeral service will follow at the funeral home on Friday beginning at 2:00 PM. Rev. Mark Hasty will officiate. Burial will be at Oakhill Cemetery in Horicon where the Horicon American Legion Post # 157 will conduct military honors.
Norman was born to parents Lewis and Rachel (Hochschild) Langlois on May 13, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, Norm was drafted for service in World War II and served in the US Navy on the J.W. Ditter until his discharge in 1946. He went to college on the GI Bill and worked for McGraw-Hill Publishing Company as a statistician. Later in life, Norm worked for Mohawk Carpet as a salesman in the Milwaukee and Waukesha areas selling carpet for commercial buildings. After retirement in 1985, Norm relocated to the Horicon area; he loved the Horicon Marsh, spending time here every summer at his grandparent”s house. He was an avid outdoorsman who liked hunting and fishing and was a life member of the Daniel Boone Sportsman Club and the Horicon Rod and Gun Club. He was also member of the Horicon VFW Post #8057. Norm”s green Ranger could be seen, and sometimes followed, several time a week driving 25 to 35 miles-per-hour around his beloved marsh.
Survivors include his nephew Ron Langlois of Parsons, TN and his niece, Jennifer of Memphis, TN. Norman was preceded in death his parents and his brother, William Langlois.
Norm will be forever remembered by his family, friends, and neighbors.
The Murray Funeral Home, 716 Clinton Street in Horicon, is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, for directions, and other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Friday, May 11th, 2012, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Friday, May 11th, 2012, 2:00pm
Oak Hill Cemetery-Horicon