Norman Gurgel

Norman Gurgel

Norman Gurgel, age 83, Army (1960-1962) Veteran of Westmont, retired postal worker of Western Springs. Beloved husband of Sandra Gurgel, nee Boucek; loving father of Heather (David) Carlile, Tiffany Gurgel and Jonathan (Stephanie) Gurgel; devoted grandfather of Samantha and Zachary Carlile, Jackson and Jakob Gurgel; brother of Lenore (the late Tom) McCauley, Melvin (MaryLou) Gurgel, the late Adele (the late Ted) Heuser and the late Elaine (Alfred) Steinhaus, Sr., uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Norman will Lie in State on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church, 204 S. Grant St., Hinsdale, IL 60521 from 9 A.M. to time of Service 11 A.M.

To uphold safety guidelines, all guests are asked to wear a mask and respect social distancing requirements. The Service is limited to 50 people.

All those wishing to attend services are required to register for attendance at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040549A5AC22A2FD0-norman
A live streaming of the funeral service will be available.

Interment at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Oak Brook

In lieu of flowers memorials may be offered to Zion Lutheran Church, Lutherans for Life, 1101 5th Street, Nevada, IA 50201-1816, Peace Hospice 1717 N. Naper Blvd., Suite 301, Naperville, IL 60563 or Organ Transplant Support (OTS), PO Box 471, Naperville, IL 60566.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513.

Information 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

For those of you that would have attended services and would like to express your condolences to the family, please click on the link below and you can leave the family a message. If you wish to send a Sympathy Card to the Family, please feel free to send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513, c/o the Norman Gurgel Family. We will gladly forward it on to the Family.

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Messages of Condolence

  1. Mel Nix condolence:

    Sandi, So so sorry to hear about Norman. Please accept Nancy and my condolences. Keeping you and yours in our thoughts and prayers.


  2. Elsie condolence:

    To the family of Norman my thoughts and prayers are with you at this. May he Rest In Peace


  3. Emil and Michelle Boucek condolence:

    May your family find comfort with the many special memories shared with Norman. We will forever cherish the many wonderful moments of family gatherings. Norman was always sincere, giving, cheerful, and kind to everyone. With loving thoughts, our prayers are with your family, and Norman will never be forgotten.


  4. Fred and Anne Latzke condolence:

    Sandra, our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to you and the family on Norman’s passing. We know the faith you have in God that was instilled by your mother so long ago will bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead. May Norman rest in peace with the Lord.
    All our love, Fred and Anne


  5. Peace Hospice condolence:

    The Peace Hospice Team wishes to express our sincere condolences to Norman’s family and friends. We are honored that we could provide care and companionship to Norman and his family on his final journey. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. 


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