Norman Theismann

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Norman A. Theismann, 87, born May 9, 1935, in St. Libory, IL, died Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Josephine, nee Jansen, Theismann; a brother, Harold Theismann; and four sisters, Marlene Underwood, Ruth Scheibel, Esther Renth, and Linda Kaffer.

Surviving are a daughter, Lynn Laaker; a son, Mark (Kindra) Theismann; his former wife, Verna Theismann; four grandchildren, Sara (Jory) Knernschield, Jim Laaker, Maria Laaker, and Eric Theismann; five sisters, Pat (Art Fix) Richter, Jane (Louis Sindel) Dressler, Joyce Campbell, Ginny (Dave) Brutto, and Joan Newport; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Theismann; a brother-in-law, Ken Kaffer; and many nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 18, 2022, at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church, 4900 Ringer Road, St. Louis, MO, 63129.

Funeral: A memorial mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 18, 2022, at the church, with Msgr. Norbert Ernst officiating.

Burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


6 Comments on Norman Theismann

Lynn Argurieo said : Guest Report Jan 27, 2023 at 1:18 PM

We were friends with Norm at Lake Perry and are saddened to hear of his passing. Our condolences to his family.

  • Perryville
  • MO
The Sax family said : Guest Report Nov 17, 2022 at 1:06 PM

Verna, Lynn, and Mark, Sending our sympathies and prayers your way. We are so sorry to hear of Norm’s passing, please know we are thinking about all of you. Kay and family

  • Miillstadt
  • Illinois
Bernadette Dehn said : Guest Report Nov 16, 2022 at 3:59 PM

Please accept my deepest sympathy in the death of Norman. I will keep all of you in my prayers. He was a good cousin. RIP Norman.

  • Belleville
  • il
Kristin and Hugh said : Guest Report Nov 13, 2022 at 6:32 PM

Our condolences to your family. Rest in peace and may the Lords light continue to shine upon on you for all eternity. K&H

  • Imperial
  • Mo
Martha Neiner said : Guest Report Nov 12, 2022 at 11:02 AM

My sympathy to the family for their loss. May Norman rest in peace.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Steve Becky Richter said : Guest Report Nov 12, 2022 at 5:27 AM

Rest In Peace uncle norm

  • Steeleville
  • Il

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