SELDEN -- Norris Sulzman, 79, died Sunday (Nov. 8, 2009), at his home in Selden.
He was born Feb. 4, 1930, at Selden, to John J. and Antonette Simpson (Zodrow) Sulzman. He was raised in Selden where he received his education.
He served his country during the Korean Conflict.
On Jan. 16, 1952, he married Maxine Murphy in Selden. The couple lived in Goodland and Phillipsburg, Kan., until his retirement in 1992 when they returned to Selden. He was a railroad engineer.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and American Legion Post No. 321.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Maxine on June 12, 2009; an infant son, Daniel; six brothers, George, Norbert, Edward, Johnny, Lawrence and Leo; and three sisters, Apalone Rohrs, Rita Moeder and Pauline Havice.
Survivors include two sons, Bob and wife, Karen Sulzman of Richardson, Texas, and David and partner, Dean Dicus of Wichita, Kan.; three daughters, Patty and husband, Ron Lucke of Burlington, Colo., Peggy and husband, Tim Weibel of Stratton, Colo., and Susan and husband, Brian Pfannenstiel of Parker, Colo.; a sister, Bernita Aumiller of Selden; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Selden, with the Rev. Mark Berland officiating. Interment will be at the Selden Cemetery.
A vigil is tonight, 7 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Selden.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m., at today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or to the American Legion.
Pauls Funeral Home of Selden is in charge of arrangements.