March 4, 1940 - February 12, 2013
BUTCH NORA VULCAN - Howard “Butch” Nora, Jr. age 72 of Vulcan, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Dickinson Co. Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain, MI. He was born on March 4, 1940 in Norway the son of the late Howard and Violet (Dailey) Nora, Sr. Butch graduated from Janesville High School in 1958 and served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked with his father and later owned Norway Plumbing and Heating for over 35 years, before becoming the State of Michigan Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector for 15 years. He married Christine Bowick on December 28, 1993 in Iron Mountain, MI. Butch loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, he like the outdoors, hunting, fishing, snowmobile racing and riding his Harley Davidson. Butch is survived by his wife Christine; sons Mike (Bonnie Mulvihill) Nora of Hampton, MN and Paul Nora of Vulcan; daughters Theresa Nora of Norway and Carmen Peterson of Norway; grandchildren Melissa (Joseph) Juneau, Olivia, Elayna, Dane and Jordan Zimmerman, Mark Malnar, Allan Mauro, Dylon Peterson, Alex, Isaac and Tyler Nora; great grandchildren Kaden, Landon, Kiera, Norah, Lyla and Carter; sister Joan (John Redden Ward) Juricek of Georgetown, TX; several nieces and nephews; special friends Dr. John Groeneveld, Dane Rossato, Mike Quick and Christy Mattson. He was preceded in death by his great grandchildren Jasmine and Tristan Juneau and brother-in-law John Juricek. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 14 from 4-8 p.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 15 at 11 a.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Michael J. Langlais, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.
BUTCH NORA VULCAN - Howard “Butch” Nora, Jr. age 72 of Vulcan, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Dickinson Co. Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain, MI. He was born on March 4, 1940 in Norway the son of the late Howard and Violet... View Obituary & Service Information
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