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Norma Knudsen

Died: Sunday, November 11, 2012
Age: 82
Norma Knudsen, Williams Bay, died peacefully at Lakeland Health Care Center, Elkhorn.

She was the daughter of Paul and Helen Sauer and was born on Feb. 2, 1930, in Chicago. Norma grew up within a bakerís family, playing and later working behind the counter for many years at Sauerís Bakeshop at Fullerton and Kimball in Chicago. She was a North Park University graduate where she studied voice. She was a featured concert soloist with the Chicago Germania Club and sang for many years with the Fred Fisher Orchestra. Norma was runner up for Chicagoís Miss Germany competition in 1953 with her good friend Inge Wesserle. She married Carl Knudsen in March of 1954 and had three children.

After retirement, Carl and Norma moved to Loch Vista Club in Williams Bay, where she became very active in the Meals on Wheels program along with the Questers Society and the local Womenís Club. Norma will be greatly missed by her amazingly large circle of close friends, including friendships that have lasted more than 60 years.

She is survived by her sons, Scott and Jeff Knudsen (Anne); grandchildren, Kate, Stephen, Helen and Christopher; and her nieces and nephews.

Norma was preceded in death by her husband Carl; her loving daughter, Carla; and her brother, Kenneth. She is survived by her sons Scott and Jeff Knudsen (Anne), grandchildren Kate, Stephen, Helen and Christopher, and her nieces and nephews.

Services at noon, Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Toynton Funeral Home in Walworth. Visitation from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Interment at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19, at East Delavan Cemetery.

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