Funeral services for Norman R. Korsmeyer were held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beardstown with Reverend Douglas Evenson and Vicar Phillip Fischaber officiating.
Organist Karen Winkleman accompanied the congregation as they sang “There Is a Time for Everything,” “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say,” and ‘Jesus, Lead Thou On.” Honorary casket bearers were Rob Chastain, Charles DiGiacomo, Ray Merrell, and John Schaeffer. Casket bearers were Jonathon Korsmeyer, Erik and Paul Crowe, Brenton Dorsey, Stan Hoffman, Brendan Hollahan, Jared Lamb, and Marty Turner.
Burial was in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. Military Honors were conducted by Guthrie-Pierce VFW Post #1239 of Beardstown where the Three-Volley Salute, “TAPS,” and “Amazing Grace” were performed. The United States Flag was folded and presented to Mrs. Korsmeyer.
Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown was in charge of arrangements.