Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

December 7, 2012

Norbert Pugh

Effingham Daily News


Norbert Eugene Pugh, 82, of rural Toledo, passed away Dec. 5, 2012, at his home with family members at his side.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Toledo Christian Church, 501 S. Maryland, Toledo. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 7, at the church. Burial with military rites by Cumberland County Veterans will be in Toledo Cemetery. Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shriners Children's Hospital or Lincolnland Hospice. Online condolences can be expressed at www.barkleyfuneralchapels.com.

Norbert was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was one of a kind with a great love of nature. Anyone who knew him appreciated his sense of humor. Norbert served in the Army and retired from Crossroad Press in 1991. He was a 50-year member of the American Legion and a member of Toledo Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Evelyn (Cooper); three children, Debra Stinson (Dan) of Sullivan, Ind., Douglas Pugh (Kathy) of Toledo, Cynthia Fedrigon (Tom) of St. Elmo; 10 grandchildren, Kylie Fehrenbacher (Joe), Joshua James, Jim Stinson, Christina Pugh, Laura Pugh, Kimberly Keck (Jayson), Alex Pugh, Jordan Fedrigon, Kaelyn Fedrigon and Amber Behrends (Bill); and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lora Isaac and Ora Helen (Stierwalt) Pugh.