Norman J. Karlin, 93, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Center in Wichita, KS.
Norman was born December 11, 1927 in Catharine, KS, the son of Joseph and Mary (Schoendaller) Karlin. He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy in Hays, KS in 1945 and graduated from Salt City Business College in 1949 with a degree in accounting. On October 2, 1950, Norman married Lucille Biggs at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church in Hutchinson. Norman enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. Norman was the owner of Midwest Feed Company for over 43 years. After that, he worked for the Kansas State Fair for over 20 years. He was a member of St. Teresa’s Catholic Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; Lucille; a grandson, Steven Karlin; siblings, Mildred Schmeidler, Helen Koester, Rita Mae Befort and Marvin Karlin.
Norman is survived by his sons, Calvin (Jan) Karlin and Ronald (Brenda) Karlin; sisters, Margie Weishaar and Patty (Elmer) Brungardt; four grandchildren, Michael Karlin, Cameron Karlin, Katelin May, and Kristen Karlin; five great grandchildren; and many loving and caring nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Hutchinson Funeral Chapel, on Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. with family greeting guests from 5-7 p.m. Parish Rosary will be at 10 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, 211 E. 5th, Hutchinson. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the church; both officiated by Father Matt Glazier. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, 5905 W. 4th Ave., Hutchinson. Memorials may be made to St. Teresa’s Catholic Church or Trinity Catholic High School and can be sent in care of Hutchinson Funeral Chapel, 300 E. 30th Ave. Hutchinson, KS 67502.