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Norman J Schaedel Sr

May 13, 1936 - May 10, 2021

Norman   J. Schaedel Sr., age 84, of Chicago. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy, nee Hartnett. Adoring  companion of Patricia Frick. Loving father of Thomas, Norman Jr. (Jude), Kathleen, and Daniel (Maureen) Schaedel. Dear grandfather of Meghan, Thomas Jr., Matthew, Jennifer, Danielle, Ashlee, Jessica, Peter, Danie…read more

Norman   J. Schaedel Sr., age 84, of Chicago. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy, nee Hartnett. Adoring  companion of Patricia Frick. Loving father of Thomas, Norman Jr. (Jude), Kathleen, and Daniel (Maureen) Schaedel. Dear grandfather of Meghan, Thomas Jr., Matthew, Jennifer, Danielle, Ashlee, Jessica, Peter, Daniel, Patrick, and Megan. Loving great-grandfather of Elliot and Peter. Dedicated brother of the late Beverly Matson and the late Robert Schaedel. Uncle, cousin, and friend of many.  Norm was a lifetime resident of Chicago, attending Our Lady of Lourdes and St. George High School.  Norm began his 44 year career at the Chicago Tribune, when he was 15 years old, working the night shift while attending school during the day.   He took a two year hiatus from the Tribune to join the Army where he proudly served his country until 1957  when he was honorably discharged.  Upon his return to Chicago, he rejoined the Tribune and married Dorothy.  Together, they raised their family in the St. Hilary’s Parish on the north side of Chicago.  He was a longtime member of the Chicago Tribune Softball team until 2005 when he retired from his starting pitcher position, at the age of 75.  Norm was known for his sense of humor, dedication to those he loved and his generous nature to all in need.

Visitation Sunday, May 16th, 3PM to 8PM, Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N Cicero Avenue, Chicago. Funeral Mass Monday, May 17th, 10:30AM, St Mary of the Woods Church, 7033 N Moselle Ave, Chicago, IL 60646. If you would like to attend, please contact the family directly to be placed on the Church Attendance List or sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904044CACAD28AAF85-norman . Interment St Adalbert Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Norman’s name may be made to The Salvation Army, https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/ways-to-give/. Funeral Info 773-736-3833 or visit www.smithcorcoran.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Smith-Corcoran Chicago Funeral Home

6150 N. Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60646

Service Information

Date: Monday, May 17, 2021

Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

St. Mary of the Woods

7033 N Moselle
Chicago, IL 60646

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, May 17, 2021

St. Adalbert Cemetery

6800 N Milwaukee Ave
Niles, IL 60714

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