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Norbert Jeanquart Sr.

March 25, 1921 — August 27, 2012

Norbert Jeanquart Sr., 91, formerly of Brussels, passed away Monday, August 27, 2012 at Algoma Long Term Care. He was born March 25, 1921 in Rosiere to the late Frank and Matilda (Massart) Jeanquart. Norbert married Esther Gerondale on December 29, 1943 at St. Hubert Catholic Church, Rosiere.

Norbert graduated from Casco High School in 1938. He attended Business College for 2 years and also attended Vocational School. Norbert apprenticed at Manitowoc Shipbuilders. Along with his wife, they owned and opertated a farm in Rosiere. After retiring, Norbert and Esther spent their winters in Florida. Norbert enjoyed fishing at Chaudior's Dock and gardening.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Esther; daughter, Dianne (Merle) Eskildsen, Sturgeon Bay; son, Norbert Jr. (Bonnie) Jeanquart, Brussels; 8 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Darrell (Della) Gerondale, Joyce Gerondale, Alice Gerondale; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Nancy; 2 brothers, Wilfred (Laura) Jeanquart, Eddie (Anna Mae) Jeanquart; 2 sisters, Alvina (Clem) Dhuey, Mary Ann (Bud) Kirchman; brothers-in-law, Harold Gerondale, Elmer Gerondale, Alfred (Carol) Gerondale.

Friends may call on Thursday, August 30, 2012 from 9:30 to 11am at St. Francis/St. Mary Catholic Church, Brussels. Mass of Christian Burial 11am Thursday with Fr. Pius Cotter officiating. Entombment in Shrine of Good Shepherd Mausoleum.

Norbert's family wishes to express their graditude to the staff at Algoma Long Term Care and Dr. Robert Anderson for their care and concern.

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