Obituary courtesy of Donnellan Family Funeral Services.
Norbert Puhala, born Nov. 13, 1921, died Oct. 2, 2013.
Norbert Puhala, 91, of Glenview was a United States Army Veteran Staff Sergeant in World War 2. Husband of the late Pearl Ruth Puhala nee Smith; father of Bob (Debbie) Puhala; grandfather of Kate Puhala of San Francisco, CA and Dayne Puhala (John Sturdy); brother of the late Arthur Puhala, Florence Babbitt and George Puhala; uncle of Mark Johnson, Gerry (Russ) Roberts and Arlene (Ronald) Fornek; dear friend of Helen Genteman; also survived by his loving caregivers Ian, Corinne, Derek, Dana and Dwyane Herrera.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Funeral mass will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Philip the Apostle Church, 1962 Old Willow Road, Northfield, Illinois 60093.
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