Norman Lechelt, age 90, passed away at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, on Nov. 17, 2019.

Norm was born Oct. 31,1929 in Hillside, Ill.

Norm is survived by his wife of 56 years, Rita (Dwoinen); daughter Julie Lechelt and grandson Jaden Lechelt of Madison; son Robert (Julie) Lechelt and grandchildren Justin, Rachel, Charley and Jordan Lechelt; brother Ed Lechelt of Batavia, Ill.; sister Leona Mayhew of Russellville, Ky., and many beloved nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Norm graduated from Proviso East High School in 1947. He served in the Army Airborne Division. Norm was a life long member of the Chicago Carpenters Union and worked throughout the Chicago area. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hillside, Ill., for many years. Norm enjoyed summers with his family at their cottage in Elkhorn. Upon retirement he and Rita moved to Minocqua and wintered in Surprise, Ariz. Norm was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Arbor Vitae. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date, to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Peace Lutheran Church (10668 Old 51 N, Arbor Vitae, WI 54568) or Agrace Foundation (5395 E Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711)