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“We just read about Nory and was upset we didn't hear about it before now. What a wonderful man. He will truly be missed. Rest in peace Nory......Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Loren and Robin Bement - OH

“A great man, you will be missed. ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda Lott - Abilene, TX

“Phyllis and family. So sorry for your loss.I have the flu and was unable to come to the funeral home but wanted you to know I will always remember...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“It was an honor to get to know Mr. Latteman through my job at Vermilion Schools. I respected and admired him very much. He was a loyal hard working...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Phil Pempin - Vermilion, OH

“Sharon, Just got the news last night from Diane of Nory's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. I have...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Connie Filker Hieatt - OH

“The Firelands Local School District has lost a dear friend and supporter. Thank GOD for people like you Nory...always there willing to lend a hand...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Courtney Ortner - Wakeman, OH

“My thoughts and prayers go out to you, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. My Deepest Sympathy. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Francine Matus-Gerber-Hajski

“My heartfelt condolences to Phyllis, Sharon, Gary and families. May the countless, great memories of such a loving husband and father be comforting...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Phyllis, Sharon, and Gary, I am sadden, and a loss of words knowing that Nory has passed away. He was one of a kind. He was a talented,...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Jim Hoffman - Mansfield, OH

“Phyllis,sharon,gary....You have my deepest sympathy.Denman Road will never be the same without Nory.Phyllis, Tom told me that he stopped at your...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Joyce Timko-Osborn - Graytown, OH

“Nory was a dedicated Falcon! He gave a lot of time and energy making things better for Firelands High and its students. My thoughts and prayers go...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Art Daniels,Jr. - Avon Lake, OH

“Uncle Nory, you will be sorely missed. I wished I would have reached out so much sooner...letting you get to know Zack. He's really going to miss out...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Shelley Hoffman St. John - OH

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13 of 22 | Posted by: Shelley Hoffman St. John - OH

“My sincere condolences to you Phyllis, Sharon, Jim, Gary and Linda. I know this is a very sad time for you, but remember all the beautiful times you...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Joan Hoffman - Plano, TX

“Nory is one of my "favorite people". There are so many great memories with him as well as your whole family. My heart, thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Dale Wasem

“Dear Phyllis, Sharon and Gary,My Dad forwarded me this sad news and I am deeply sorry for your loss. When I think of Norry (and you all) I think of...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Susan Angelo - Los Angeles, CA

“Mrs. Phyllis Latteman and Family,I was saddened to hear of the loss of Nory. God rest his soul. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: David Childers Jr. - Vermilion, OH

“The many projects Norrie completed including an apparel cabinet and scorekeeper's credenza are but a small part of his dedication to Firelands...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: - Birmingham, OH

“Sorry for your loss. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Jane Love Haslage - Vermilion, OH

“So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will be missed. May the many memories you have be of comfort to you now...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“What a great man! It was a privilege to know him. Firelands ball games will never be the same to me. RIP Nory! ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Sad for the Firelands Family, Nory was the most dedicated Booster of F.H.S., So sorry Phyllis, he will be missed. Always cherish your beautiful...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: A friend


Norris George "Nory" Latteman, age 90, of Wakeman, died on Friday January 17, 2014 at Kingston of Vermilion following a brief illness. He was born on October 17, 1923 in Wakeman and lived in the Birmingham area his entire life. He was a 1941 graduate of Birmingham High School. He served in the US Army during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He was a Tech Sgt. and engineer on the USS General John Pope.
He was a self-employed master carpenter for many years, building many homes in the Vermilion and local area. He was an active member of the Birmingham United Methodist Church. Nory was in charge of the bakery for the annual Harvest Festival, and completed many renovation projects for the church. He was an active member of the Firelands High School Athletic Boosters, selling programs and 50/50 tickets for 41 years without missing a game. He enjoyed farming and gardening. He will be dearly missed by his family and all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of over 61 years Phyllis (Hoffman), his children Sharon (Jim) Queen, of Canfield, OH, Gary (Linda) Latteman, of Norwalk, two granddaughters Allison Queen and Holly Latteman, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Theodore G. and Bertha N. (Nason) Latteman, and his siblings, Harold "Pete" Latteman, Dorothy Dennison, Kathryn Krysik, Ruth Sekerak, and Mary Jane Hase-Smith.
Friends may call on Tuesday January 21, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman, where services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Pastor Dick Kretchmar will be officiating. Burial will follow at Birmingham Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the Firelands High School Athletic Booster Club, 10643 Vermilion Road, Oberlin, Ohio 44074 or the Birmingham United Methodist Church, Norris Latteman Memorial Fund, 15018 South Street, Wakeman, Ohio 44889.