Norma M. Guentzel
1942 - 2020

Norma M. Guentzel

August 17, 1942 - November 10, 2020

RACINE – Norma M. Guentzel, 78, passed away at Ascension All Saints Hospital on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

Norma was born in Racine on August 17, 1942 to Jacob and Norma Marie Elizabeth (nee Bock) Schwartz, Jr. She married Warren L. Guentzel. He preceded her in death on June 21, 2007. Norma enjoyed watching the Packers and going to the casinos, playing bingo and penny slots. She was a hard worker and loved sewing, knitting, gardening, canning, and baking, but most of all she was a devoted grandmother.

Survivors include her children, Susan Guentzel MD, Jane Guentzel PhD. and Jacob (Patty) Guentzel; grandchildren, Amanda Sullivan JD, Natalie Sullivan MS, Thomas Guentzel, David Guentzel, Lily Guentzel, David Church (Dana) and Mandi Church; great grandchildren, Porter, Ryker, Isabella and Everett; and her sisters and brother, Margie Krivsky, George Schwartz and Lorraine McCray; Norma is also survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son, William Guentzel, granddaughter Katelynn Guentzel, sister Evelyn Larsen, and her brothers, Hank Schwartz, and Butch Schwartz.

A visitation for Norma will be held at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon, November 15, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. A private family interment will take place at Caledonia Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Norma's name can be made to Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA).

Purath-Strand Funeral Home & Crematory

3915 Douglas Avenue

Racine, WI 53402

(262) 639-8000

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Published by Racine Journal Times on Nov. 13, 2020.
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My deepest condolences to the Family Norma was the best Supervisor back in the days at Holiday Inn, each time we would see each other we would just talk n not notice the time. She´ll be deeply miss.
Judy Chavours
November 13, 2020
Sending my deepest condolences to the Guentzel family. Norman was a wonderful woman and one of the best cook's I have ever encountered in my life. She was a loving woman.
Janelle Cook (Lyrenmann)
November 13, 2020
Jose Sanchez
November 13, 2020