Norm grew up in Gaylord, Michigan, and still has an affinity for the woods and water of the north country. He studied financial administration and then married Sally in 1969. In 1971, they moved to Adrian. Sally pursued a career as a teacher in the public schools while Norm worked in finance for a manufacturer. The first church they visited was Adrian First UMC and they have been members since 1972. Norm has been active in many areas of the church including youth programming, choir and committee work. Norm joined the staff in 2005 and enjoys the financial functions and having the building prepared to facilitate the wonderful ministry that happens here. Norm and Sally have two adult daughters and two grandchildren. They enjoy the offerings of the Croswell and of the Adrian Symphony.