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Norman Ohrmundt

September 23, 1933 ~ March 22, 2021 (age 87)


Norman Ben Ohrmundt was born on September 23, 1933 in Wadena, Minnesota.  His parents were the late Beno and Selma (Busack) Ohrmundt.  Norman graduated from the Wadena High School with the class of 1951. 

In 1955 Norman was united in marriage to Barbara VanOrsdel in Wadena . They were married for 15 years as their marriage was blessed with four children.  Norman farmed west of Wadena in Ottertail County.  In the early 1950’s he went to the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, Iowa where he received hands on experience at the #1 Business & Bid Calling Auctioneering School in the World.  Norman loved his work as he owned & operated Norm’s Auction Service in the Wadena area for 53 years. 

Norman also enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, and having coffee with his friends and loved to spend time with his family and friends.

On March 22, 2021, Norman passed away peacefully at his home at 87 years of age. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Preceding Norman in death are his parents: Beno and Selma Ohrmundt; son, Jeffery Ohrmundt; siblings: Delores Lacey, Merial “Myrt” Evelyn Thelma Pearson and Alvah Keidel.

Norman is survived by his children: Bob (Sue) Ohrmundt; Tim Ohrmundt; and Roxy (Frank) Doehling; 7 grandchildren: Danny (Jen) Ohrmundt; Ryan Ohrmundt; Brittany (Aaron) Wegscheid; Jason (Jodi) Ohrmundt; Brandon Ohrmundt; Jenn Camacho; and Derek Havnes; 15 great-grandchildren; many other relatives and a host of friends.



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 Service Program


March 28, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Karvonen Funeral Home ~ Wadena
419 2nd Street NE
Wadena, MN 56482

Funeral Service
March 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Karvonen Funeral Home ~ Wadena
419 2nd Street NE
Wadena, MN 56482

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