Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Former New Knoxville resident Norman Henry Schrolucke, 90, died July 27, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Van Buren Township, Shelby County, to Henry and Louise Henschen Schrolucke. On July 4, 1943, he married LaRue Eversman, who died Feb. 19, 1990.
Surviving are two sons-in-law, Robert Grimes, New Knoxville, and John C. Thomas, Lima; three granddaughters; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two daughters, Beth Thomas and Judy Grimes; a sister, Adella Dammeyer; and two brothers, Ray and Wilson Schrolucke.
A graduate of New Knoxville High School, he was a member of the First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville. He was a lifelong farmer and was retired from Hoge Lumber Company, New Knoxville. He had sold Moorman Seed. He was a member of the New Knoxville Historical Society.
Service is 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.
Calling is 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church, where memorials may be made to Grand Lake Hospice or the Auglaize County Cancer Association.
Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville, is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.