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“I am so sorry for your loss. Norm was a wonderful man. He loved everyone and loved being around his grandchildren. He will be loved and missed always...Read More »
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Norman A. Shea, age 77, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 4:50 a.m., on Friday, March 23, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Norman's life, private family funeral services were held at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.

Norman was born on June 22, 1940, in Platte, South Dakota, son of and Andrew and Adela (Bartekofke) Shea.

Norman proudly served his country with the U.S. Army from 1963-1965. After he was discharged, Norman returned home to begin working at Merri-Mac for over 20 years. In his free-time, Norman loved to spend time working on his 300 game at the bowling alley with his family and friends, and always enjoyed ringing the bells for the Salvation Army.

Those left to cherish Norman's memory include

his 5 children,
Chris (Melissa) Shea, Hazel Green, WI,
Nicole (Jeremy Clausen) Shea, Dubuque, IA,
Pauline (Dan) Brimeyer, Dubuque, IA,
Bill (Stephanie) White, Dubuque, IA
and Becky Brazier, Nebraska;

16 grandchildren;

and his 13 siblings.

Norman was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and 3 brothers.

Norman's family would like to thank the nurses and staff at ManorCare, especially LuAnn and Chelsea, for all of their care and support.