Norman Walter Schmotzer
Busch Funeral and Crematory Services - Avon Lake
163 Avon-Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH
Norman Walter Schmotzer, 81 of Avon Lake, OH peacefully passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He was born April 30, 1940 to parents Walter and Astrid (nee Anderson) Schmotzer in Cleveland, OH.Norman was a graduate of St. Ignatius High School where he played basketball and ran track. He then attended Dayton and earned his degree from Tri C. Norman worked in accounts receivable for American Greetings for 20 years. Then he became the owner of Schmotzer Orchard until 1995 and later retired from the Pro-Shop at Sweet Briar Golf Club. He enjoyed golf, bridge (and other tabletop games), reading, traveling, cruises and road trips. Norm was hilarious and loved to make people laugh.He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Carolyn (nee Halpin); loving children Steven (Ann), Kevin (Tracy), Michael (Katie) and Brian (Christine); cherished grandchildren Christopher, Wallace, Addison, Maren, Luke and Adam; dear sister Carolyn Mick (Thomas).He is preceded in death by his loving parents.Friends may call for a Mass on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 10:00am at St. Joseph Church 32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. 440.933.3202

Published by The Morning Journal from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24, 2021.
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32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH
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Our family will forever cherish the many hours of fun and humor Norm brought to our family. We offer our sympathy, and prayers, to the family and to the many friends. Norm will always remain with us in memory. E Pluribus Unum
The Yoder Family
November 3, 2021
Carolyn Mick - so sorry for your loss. Many wonderful basketball memories. We had so much fun in those days. Wish we could be with you at this time Prayers to all Schmotzers Judy (Crute) Novak
Judy Crute Novak
November 3, 2021
Love, Don, Deb, Jeremy and Ben
November 2, 2021
We will always remember Norm for his special sense of humor. Out thoughts are with Carolyn and the family.
Michael and Jane Levine
October 31, 2021
So every sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. Schmotzer from Bay Village and also visiting the apple orchard on Walker Road. What a wonderful man. Sympathies to the family.
Laurie Eldred Hannus
October 27, 2021
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Bill McGreal, St. Ignatius class of `58
October 22, 2021
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