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780 12th St. SW
P.O. Box 822
Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712-546-4903
Fax: 712-546-4710
Robert Norfolk

Robert Norfolk

Tuesday, December 12th, 1950 - Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Robert Norfolk, 68, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at All Saints Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Church in Le Mars, Iowa. Father Jeff Norfolk and Father Bruce Lawler will concelebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a scriptural prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Tuesday.

Robert Alan Norfolk was born on December 12, 1950 in Huron, South Dakota, the son of John T. and Ava K. (Jones) Norfolk. He attended school in Huron, Hitchcock, Hecla and graduated from Selby High School in 1969. He received his college degree from Presentation College and Northern State University in 1974.

Robert and Julie Miller were married in June 22, 1974. With that union came Kimberly, Daniel and Jeffrey. He later married Lisa (Puetz) Miller in September 13, 1996, and to that union came Kaitlyn and Colin, accompanied by step-sons, Vincent and Lance Miller. Robert and his family lived in Mitchell and Platte, South Dakota and Le Mars, Iowa. He was a Real Estate Agent for 37 years. He was in the medical lab field for 45 years. His current position was Infection Control Officer at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, Iowa.

Robert was a member of the Knights of Columbus through Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell, South Dakota, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Platte, South Dakota and a 3rd Degree Knight through All Saints Catholic Parish in Le Mars. Robert’s most cherished times were spent with his wife, children, grandchildren and extended family members. Music also brought happiness to him through playing Bass guitar and singing in a band for many years. He enjoyed camping, traveling and just browsing local discount establishments. Robert was the family gadget man. If you needed it, he most often had it.

Grateful to have shared his life is his wife, Lisa Norfolk of Le Mars, IA; seven children, Kim (Bruce) Easland of Pierre, SD, Daniel (Luciana) Norfolk of Windsor, CO, Fr. Jeff Norfolk of Garretson, SD, Vincent Miller of Le Mars, IA, Lance Miller of Aberdeen, SD, Kaitlyn Norfolk and Colin Norfolk of Le Mars, IA; six grandchildren, Brooke, Spencer, Julia, Sarah, Noah and Caleb; brothers, Dick (Pat) Norfolk of CA, Don (Linda) Norfolk of WI, Dave (Eva) Norfolk of CA, Steve (MaryJo) Norfolk of SD; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Maynard (Lilly) Puetz of SD, Alice (Lee) Johnson of NE, Marcia (Steve) Rennich of SD, Peggy (Hank) Donahue of VA, Jon (Lori) Puetz of SD, Juliana (Doug) Janssen of SD, Norma (Russ) Swadener of NE, Boyd (Norene) Puetz of NY, Helen (Dwight) Kleinsasser of NE, Christopher (Lezlie) Puetz of MN, Christine (Brian) Burg of SD, Paul (Jenna) Puetz of MN; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandchild, Sammy Easland; father-in-law, Englebert Puetz; brother, Larry Norfolk; and brother-in-law, Mark Puetz.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 22nd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 22nd, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church
    Address
    605 Plymouth St E
    LE MARS, IA 51031
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    A Knights of Columbus Rosary will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a scriptural prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Tuesday.
  • Service

    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church
    Address
    605 Plymouth St E
    LE MARS, IA 51031
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    Officiant
    Father Jeff Norfolk
    Co-Celebrant
    Fr. Bruce Lawler
  • Interment

    Location
    Calvary Cemetery
    Address
    900 Plymouth Street E
    LE MARS, IA 51031
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  • Reception

    Location
    All Saints Catholic Parish - St. Joseph Church
    Address
    605 Plymouth St E
    LE MARS, IA 51031
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Jason Uhl

Posted at 10:00am
Lisa and family- I was saddened to hear of the passing of Bob-- I enjoyed working with Bob during my time at Floyd Valley Healthcare. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. With Deepest Sympathy- Jason Uhl Family
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Diane Odendahl

Posted at 02:48pm
I am so saddened to hear of Bob's passing. What a great guy he was! I had the pleasure of meeting with him once a month when I was the Infection Control nurse at SARH. I still remember him coming to the meeting in LeMars with the telemetry unit on, just checking to be sure that we didn't need anything since he (obviously) couldn't stay. Those were the good ol' days! He will be greatly missed!! Rest in peace, Bob. Prayers for you and your family. Diane Odendahl
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Dar Hofer King

Posted at 08:01pm
My message is for Kim, I am so sorry to read of your dad's passing. I worked with both of your parents back in the 70's at St. Johns Hospital in Huron. I was a nurse with your mom and your dad worked in the lab. We had so much fun at work!! I remember when our daughters came along--my daughter Amy in October 1974 & you came along the following spring. We had lots of mommy/daughter play dates (who had money in those days :). And that was before little brothers came along!! Ironically both you & Amy ended up in Pierre! It was a sad time when you guys moved to Mitchell (509 E 2nd street I believe--not sure why I remember that!!!) We did our best to stay in touch, but our lives took us in other directions--no social media ;)! I just wanted to take a minute to express my sympathy. Sure sounds like Bob had a great life--full of love! My best to you (and a hug for your mom)!
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Fr. Paul Eisele

Posted at 09:43am
Lisa, Fr. Jeff, and all of the Norfolk Family: My sympathy to all of you on Bob’s death. I remember very much, the many times Bob shared his presence at the Mens’ Group at St. James on Saturday mornings !!! I have a priest classmate who’s Funeral is in Des Moines on Tuesday morning, so I will be unable to make either the Wake or the Funeral. Again, my sympathy to all of you, and the assurance of my continued prayers for Bob and all of you!!! God bless, Fr. E
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David Jorgenson

Posted at 01:09pm
Condolences to Bob's family. I knew Bob way back to the Mitchell days. Was always a treat to hang out with Bob. Always upbeat and positive. Enjoyed many raquet ball games with him. Thoughts and prayers and precious memories be with you all. David Jorgenson Mitchell SD
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