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Norbert Citterman

August 22, 1924 April 18, 2019
Norbert Citterman
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Norbert Citterman, age 94, of Canby, MN passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church, Wilno, MN. Burial will be at St. John Cantius Catholic Cemetery, Wilno, MN. Visitation will be 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church, Wilno, MN. Houseman Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

Norbert B Citterman was born August 22, 1924 in Marble Township, MN to Frank and Angeline (Dankowski) Citterman. He attended country school near his home thru 8th grade then assisted on the family farm until he took over the operation. He raised his younger siblings after his parents died.

Norbert was united in marriage to Hedwig Rybinski on October 16, 1951 at St. John Cantius, Wilno. They continued the farm life in all aspects, dairy, poultry, hogs, and grain. Later they moved from Norbert's birthplace to their location which he was proud to have named the Citterman Century Farm. Norbert never truly retired he still continued to drive tractor and skid steer on the farm thru the recent fall harvest.

Norbert was a member of St. John Cantius where he was baptized, received First Communion and was Confirmed. He also served as a trustee, usher and sang in the choir. Norbert enjoyed music and could play several instruments by ear including guitar, piano, drums, and accordion. He also sang on Marshall Radio and was a regular in Walter's Gang dance band. He enjoyed reading daily including newspapers, magazines and would keep up on current events. His faith never wavered, he attended church weekly when possible or watch it on tv and was main care taker of his wife Hedwig of 67 years.

He is survived by his wife, Hedwig; children, Daniel (Brenda) Citterman and Jeanne (Frank) Bednarek; son-in-law, Rob Deslauriers; grandchildren: Rebecca (Brandon) Paluch, Robert (Sarah) Citterman, Kristen (Stephen) Walker, Michael (Kelsey) Bednarek, Richard (Heather) Bednarek, Joseph (Skylar) Bednarek, Chelsea (Jason) Citrowske, John Deslauriers, Billy Deslauriers and Callie Deslauriers; great-grandchildren: Seth and Zach Paluch, Jacob, Jackson and Jaycen Citterman, Faith and Sophie Walker, McKenzie, Allison, and Leigha Bednarek, Haley and Emily Bednarek; sister, Hedwig Ratajczak; sister-in-law: Floryne Citterman, Frances Citterman, Betty Citterman, and Deloris Citterman; brother-in-law, Floyd Marczak; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Deslauriers; parents, Frank and Angeline Citterman; sisters: Wladyslawa (Anton) Popowski, Frances (Walter) Ratajczak, Phyllis Marczak; his brothers: Anzelm Citterman, Thaddeus (Delores) Citterman, Stanley Citterman, and Chester Citterman; and brother-in-law, Anton Ratajczak.

Blessed be his Memory.


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Visitation

Tuesday

23

Apr

5:00 PM 4/23/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/23/2019 8:00:00 PM
St. John Cantius Catholic Church

3069 Kowno
Wilno, MN 56142

A prayer service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

St. John Cantius Catholic Church
3069 Kowno Wilno 56142 MN
United States

Service

Wednesday

24

Apr

10:30 AM 4/24/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 4/24/2019 11:30:00 AM
St. John Cantius Catholic Church

3069 Kowno
Wilno, MN 56142

St. John Cantius Catholic Church
3069 Kowno Wilno 56142 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. John Cantius Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Wilno, MN

Wilno MN
United States
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