Norbert Schemansky Dies at Age 92

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.


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