US ARMY WWII
VETERAN AGE 96 ~ OF ST. PAUL Died on April 4, 2013. Norbert was the youngest of five children born to Dr. A. J. Shimek and Christine Kazilek Shimek of Manitowoc, WI. He faithfully served our country as WWII Veteran in the Philippine Islands. He was married to Lorraine M. Swanson Shimek who predeceased him in July, 2008 after 65 years of marriage. Norbert is survived by two sons and one daughter. Son - John, Seattle, WA (grandchildren: Timothy J. Shimek, Oklahoma City, OK. Kristopher D. Shimek, New Orleans, LA., Fara L. Shimek Karan (Randy), Detroit, MI; great grandchildren: Tyler Shimek and Fara Shimek, Jr., Oklahoma City, OK. (Kristopher). Chloe Karam (Fara), Detroit, MI.) Son - Steven, Cambridge, MN (grandchildren: Steven Andrew Shimek (Lindsey) Crestview, FL., Cameron Shimek, Princeton, MN, Jennifer Shimek, St. Louis Park, MN, Stephanie Rux (Eric), Farmington, MN; great grandchildren: Lauren (Steven), Madeline (Cameron), Bryn Mae and Van Eric (Stephanie). Daughter - Kristina (Edward) Zoerb, Roseville, MN (grandchildren, Jason and Justin Barr, Marine on St. Croix, MN.) Visitation on Wednesday, April 10 at 10:00 AM, 1 hour prior to Memorial Service at 11:00 AM at O'Halloran & Murphy (575 South Snelling Ave., St. Paul 651-698-0796). Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.