Col. Norbert J. Oswald USAF (Ret)

Colonel Norbert J. Oswald, US Air Force, Retired, 93, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012. Norbert was a USMA West Point Graduate, Class of June of 43.

Norbert is survived by his wife of 30 years, Yvonne; his daughter, Mik (Frank) Taormina; step daughter, Maureen Waters; and grandsons, Joseph Taormina, Gerald Clough and Frank Taormina, Jr.; sisters, Evalyn Wren, Marilyn Mernah and Carolyn Bruich. He was predeceased by his first wife, Helen O'C Oswald, and his brothers, Edward and Julian Oswald.

A Mass of the Resurrection was held at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Viera, FL. The family received friends at the church 1 hour prior to the service. The interment was held at Naples Memorial Garden in Naples, FL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blinded Veterans Association, contact

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Funeral Home

Beckman Williamson Funeral Home - Viera
5400 Village Drive Viera, FL 32955
(321) 635-1973

Published in FLORIDA TODAY from Dec. 4 to Dec. 6, 2012