03/22/2013 - Norman K. Eitemiller
Memorial services for Norman K. Eitemiller, 78, of Hot Springs will be Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the United Methodist Church in Chadron with Reverend Mark Crist officiating.
Inurnment will be at Greenwood Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for the Rotary Exchange for Chinese Children Charities or the Shriners Children’s Hospital. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Online condolences can be made at www.chamberlainchapel.com.
Norman K. Eitemiller died February 19, at his home.
He was born August 26, 1934, in Wagner, SD, to Donald and Audrey Eitemiller. At eighteen months his family moved to Chadron, Nebraska where he and his family were in business for 70 years. He graduated from Chadron High School in 1952 where he participated in band, football, track, and was All-State in basketball. He joined the National Guard and attended Chadron State College for one year and played football. He was then was drafted into the service. He was a Korean War Veteran.
Norm had two brothers, Lloyd (Donna) live in Sun City West, Arizona and Dale (Phyllis) live in Chadron.
On October 5, 1957, he married Barbara Riggs. He attended college at the University of Nebraska and then attended the University of Tulsa and graduated in May 1961 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Petroleum Marketing.
Norm was the President and owner of Eitemiller Oil for 44 years, belonged to the Chamber of Commerce, Chadron, Jaycees, Elks, Masons, Rotary, Shriners, American Legion, and was on the Chadron City School Board. He also belonged to a pitch club; the members are honorary Pall Bearers. Norm received the following awards: Key Man Certificate from Chadron Jaycees, Paul Harris Fellow Award from Rotary, Pro Patria Employer Support of the Guard and reserve, the Mr. Phil Award from Phillip’s 66, Dawes County Agriculture Hall of Fame, Master Mason, helped lay the cornerstones of the Masonic Lodge and the New Chadron High School.
Wife: Barbara of Hot Springs, SD.
Daughter: Norma Lou of Greeley, CO.
Son: Todd (Vicki) of Chadron, NE.
Grandchildren: Morgan, Peyton, Shawn, Ashlyn, Megan, and Brittany (Alex) Grant of Rapid City, SD.
Brothers: Lloyd and Dale Eitemiller.
Many nieces and nephews.
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements.
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