Norman D. "Norm"
Norman D. "Norm" Poland, age 85, of Toledo, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Ebeid Hospice Residence. He was born on October 24, 1928, to Clifford and Augusta (Raitz) Poland in Toledo. Norm was employed with Conrail Railroad for 43 years before retiring. He was the past secretary of the U.T.U. Norm loved camping with his family and friends, especially sitting around the campfire.
In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death
by his wife, Mary Ann (Zbierajewski) Poland; sons, Darwin, Ricky Lee and Norman Poland Jr.; sister, June Buford, and daughter-in-law, Margo Poland. Norman is survived by his sons, Clifford Poland II and Raymond (Kathleen) Poland; daughter-in-law, Beverly Poland; siblings, Clifford C. Poland, Cheryl Johnson, Ronald (Sandy) Poland and Dori (Bernie) Church; grandchildren, Clifford Poland III, Angela Poland, Joseph Poland, Donnie (Christine) LaFountain and Chad (Megan) Ketchem; great-grandchildren, McKenzie and Conner Ketchem, Baily Rose, Craig and Nicholas Poland, Samantha and Isabella LaFountain; special friend, Laurie Stewart, and many other family members and dear friends.
The family will receive guests on Saturday from 2:00-6:30 p.m. at Newcomer
Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Rd., Toledo (419-473-0300) with Memorial Services beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Those wishing to make
memorial contributions are asked to consider ProMedica Hospice.
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Published in Toledo Blade on Mar. 27, 2014