Norman Lee Stumpf was born July 5, 1939 in Logan County, Colorado, to Adam and Anna (Harris), the middle of 5 children. He graduated from Crook High School in 1957 where he played football, basketball and baseball. Norm was on Student Council, a member of Future Farmers of America, in two school plays, Homecoming King his senior year as well as contributing to the school paper and yearbook.
On January 3, 1960, Norm married his high school sweetheart, Bertha Ferguson, in Crook, CO. They welcomed two children, daughter, Susan (August 16, 1961) and son, Garry (June 19, 1964). The family moved from Denver to Aurora, Colorado in October 1965.
After working on the family farm, Norm moved to the Denver area where he worked at Timpte-Beall, making semi trailers, and the City of Aurora Water Department. He started at the water department as a manual laborer, then a heavy equipment operator and retired as a supervisor.
Norm enjoyed traveling in the United States and abroad, camping, driving four-wheel drive roads in the Volkswagen Bug he converted into a dune buggy, gardening and watching the Denver Broncos. He was a member of Parkview Congregational Church in Aurora for more than 50 years. In his retirement, he was part of the Wednesday work crew that performed maintenance at the church.
After the passing of his first wife, Norm was lucky to find love again and married Marjorie Oliver August 25, 2007. They lived in Parker, CO until his death on November 8, 2022, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Norm is survived by his wife, Marjorie; her daughter Christine (Jim) Hendrix; her granddaughters Quinn and Helena Icke; daughter, Susan (Matt) Tucker; son, Garry and grandson, Justin Tucker (Rebecca Smith); brothers Don and Dean and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in, death by his parents; wife, Bertha; brother, Vernon; sister Carol Sarsenski; and Marjorie’s son, Travis Bryan.
A memorial service will be Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:30am, Parker United Methodist Church, 11805 S. Pine Dr., Parker, CO. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or the American Cancer Society.