Norman E. Simmang, 77, of Victoria passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013. He was born November 19, 1935, in San Antonio to the late Chester and Edna Simmang. Norman graduated from Brackenridge High School in San Antonio and attended Texas A & M University. He worked for the San Antonio Police Department as a motorcycle policeman, and then retired after twenty-eight years from Southwestern Bell. He then was general manager for Triple D Security. Norman was very involved in his children's lives and their sporting events. Norman enjoyed the outdoors and spent many hours hunting, fishing, going to ballgames, and refereeing high school football. He was a member of the Sunrise Rotary Club, was a 32nd Degree Mason, and a Shriner. He and Joy cherished the special times spent dancing with their friends. He was also a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Joy Simmang; sons, Norman Edward Simmang, Jr. and Lance Michael Simmang (wife Brandee); grandchildren, Haley, Emily, Madelyn, Hannah and Luke Simmang; sister, Bunny Williams.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Mae Bergstrom.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Rosewood Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Rev. John Waak officiating. Masonic graveside services will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Larry Bergstrom, Tom LaGrega, Bob Schramek, Al Meyer, Jan Thurman, Russell Pruitt, Bob Blevins, and Felton Dohmann. Honorary pallbearers will be the Sodalis 1 & 2 Staff.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of South Texas, 605 E. Locust, Victoria, Texas, 77901, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 4102 N. Ben Jordan, Victoria, Texas, 77901, or a charity of the donor's choice.