Norbert E. Fortener

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NORBERT E. FORTENER GRIFFITH, IN
Norbert E. Fortener, age 89, of Griffith passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Janet (nee Peifer); daughter, Linda (Don) Ehley; two stepsons: Dan and Dave Buchler; stepdaughter, Robin Martinez; grandchildren: Matt (Kim) Ehley, Mark (Sasha) Ehley, and Kim Cary; two great grandsons; one great granddaughter; four step granddaughters: Kristin, Kari, Nicole, and Annie; two step daughters-in-law: Deb and Tracy; step son-in-law, Adrian Martinez; brother, Ronald; and sisters: Irene and MaryAnn. Preceded in death by his parents: Carl and Dorothy; wife, Norma; son, Norbert; sister, Helen (LeRoy); sister-in-law, Carol Fortener; and brother-in- law, Duckie Reeves. Private cremation services were entrusted to Solan Pruzin Funeral Home, 14 Kennedy Ave., Schererville, IN. Norbert was a former Schererville Fire Chief and Town Board member for several years. He was a WWII Navy veteran and a member of American Legion Post #66. Norbert and Janet loved traveling the country in their Airstream, and he enjoyed working with wood. Norbert will be dearly missed. solanpruzinfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Times on Feb. 12, 2014
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