Norman Richard Youngberg, 78, Springfield, Mo. departed this life Sunday, July 2, 2017.
He was born August 28, 1938 at Chanute, Kan. to Ruel Raymond Elmer and Viola Ruth (Rensing) Youngberg.
Norman was preceded in death by his parents and two infant children, Kelly and Gary.
Survivors include his beloved wife Shirley Ray Youngberg of the home, two sons; Richard Youngberg and wife Lorraine of Gurnee, Ill., and Patrick Youngberg of Miami, Okla., one daughter; Parmalee Engle and husband Russell of Wichita, Kan., four step children; Chris D. Gilstrap and wife Denise of Coralville, Iowa, Kimberly D. Gilstrap of Iowa City, Iowa, Michael C. Gilstrap of Jensen Beach, Fla. and Valerie Robertson and husband Ryan of Washington D.C., one brother; Bill Youngberg and wife Patty of Springfield, one sister; Sharon Kiesel of Springfield, Mo.  He and Shirley together have 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is also survived by his beloved dog Mitzi of the home.
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Greenlawn Funeral Home East, 3540 E. Seminole, Springfield, Mo. with rosary and prayer services beginning at 4 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2200 W. Republic Road, Springfield, Mo. with Reverend Thomas E. Reidy officiating.
Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Chanute, Kan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Catholic School and/or Building Fund or to the St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Chanute, Kan. in his memory.