Norbert Schemansky passed away Wednesday night at the age of 92. “Norb”, as many called him, competed in four Olympics Games (1948, 1952, 1960 and 1964) and earned a medal each time. Schemansky won the gold medal in 1952, the silver medal in 1948 and a bronze medal in 1960 and 1964.
During Schemansky’s career, he set 15 world records, was 4-time World Champion and won a National Champion nine times. Schemansky is also a World War II veteran as he served time in Normandy, France.
Visitation is September 9th, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Howe-Peterson Funeral Home, 22546 Michigan Ave. Service will be Saturday September 10th, 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment at Michigan Memorial Park.