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Obituary: William J. Norenberg

Jul 10, 2015 12:46PM ● Published by Jim

William J. Norenberg, age 65, of Beaver Dam, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at his home.

The memorial gathering will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The memorial service will follow at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Beaver Dam, following the service.

William Joseph Norenberg was born on September 27, 1949 to Earl L. and Grace M. (Molz) Norenberg. In his younger years he enjoyed playing baseball and golf. After graduating from Beaver Dam High School in 1967, Bill took up the plumbing and heating trade, working with his dad and brother in a joint partnership for Earl’s Plumbing and Heating. He enjoyed watching and following his favorite sport teams; the Packers, Braves, Brewers, Bucks, and Badgers. He retired from the plumbing and heating business in 2000.

Survivors are his siblings, Betty (Wayne) Barnett of Waukesha, and Robert Norenberg (Karen Lavey) of Fox Lake; nieces and nephew, David (Jill) Barnett, Ann (Said) Hatami, and Kari (John) Schaefer; great nieces and great nephews, Bridget and Haley, Peyton, Rylee, and Chayse; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at


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