Norbert Carl Sedelbauer, 90, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 in his home in Hixton, WI.

     Norbert was born Oct. 16, 1931, to Victor and Bertha (Fritz) Sedelbauer in Monroe, MI. Norbert graduated from high school in Ida, MI. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1952 to1953 during the Korean War.

     On May 14, 1955, he was married to Phyllis Mae Dentel.  They had four children together.

     Norbert was an active member and served on the Board of the United Methodist Church.

     He worked at Tecumsch Products in Tecumsch, MI, for 22 years and also farmed on the side. In 1972, he moved his family to Dexter, MN, to farm fulltime as a grain and hog producer.

     In 1982, Norbert, with his wife and three of his sons and two daughter-in-laws, moved to Hixton, WI, to venture into a dairy farming operation, which eventually expanded into crop farming also. Norbert retired in 1993 but still helped where needed. 

     Throughout Norbert’s life he was involved in sports and recreational activities. He enjoyed traveling, going for coffee, shaking dice and playing cards with friends and family and daily Bible readings with his wife.

     He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Howard Sedelbauer, son David Sedelbauer; and grandson Gregory Sedelbauer.

     He is survived by his wife; sons and daughters-in-law Lynn and Barb Sedelbauer of Black River Falls, WI, Gary and Betsy Sedelbauer of Hixton, WI, Mark and Mary Sedelbauer of Hixton, WI; grandchildren and spouses, David (Sue) Sedelbauer, Chad (Danika) Sedelbauer, Laura Sedelbauer, William Sedelbauer, Samuel Sedelbauer, Ryan (Maritere) Sedelbauer, Matthew (Sharonna) Sedelbauer, Jonathan (Janessa) Sedelbauer, Amy (Jake) Boe; great-grandchildren Emmett and Oakley Sedelbauer, Hailley, Katie, Ella and Ben Sedelbauer, Blaine, and Nolan Sedelbauer, Austin Olson, Aleece and Kali Sedelbauer, Levi, Lauren and soon-to-come baby Boe.

     Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at Family Worship Assembly, 740 Alder Street, Black River Falls, WI, presided by Pastor John Cowles. Friends and family were invited to visitation Sunday, Oct. 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, 128 S. Hoffman Street, Hixton, WI, as well as at the church from 10 a.m. until the start of service. Burial with military honors followed at 2 p.m. at the Sechlerville Cemetery, Hixton, Wisconsin.  

     The Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family. 


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