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Normal Sigvald "Norm" Wika
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1915
Clark County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1992
Watertown
Codington County
South Dakota, USA

Obituary of Normal Wika
Normal S. Wika, 77, a lifelong Clark County resident and a longtime Clark businessman, died June 3,1992, at Prairie lakes Health Care Center in Watertown.
He was born April 23,1915 in Clark County, the son of Nels and Lydia (Wee) Wika. He was baptized and confirmed in the Clark Center Lutheran Church. He attended elementary school in Garfield Township and graduated from Clark High School in 1933. Following graduation he spent some time with other young men of the community working in the CCC camp in the Black Hills.
He married Ruth Marbeth Stevens at Grace Lutheran Church in Watertown in 1938. Following their marriage he served as manager and later part owner of the Clark Roller Feed Mill. He retired in 1977 after 40 years of service. He served as a member of the Clark Fire Department for 26 years, the city council for 16 years, the Izaak Walton League and the Chamber of Commerce. He was a longtime member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, and was a member of the church choir and held many church offices. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and the follower of all sports.
Survivors are his wife, Marbeth of Clark; four sons, Brent of Lake Kampeska, Darryl of Brookings, Darwin of Singapore and Bruce of Parker, CO; a daughter, Mrs. Gary (Dawn) Van Riper of Denver, CO; three sisters, Mildred Cochrane and Mrs Clifford (Orva) Schwartz, both of Clark, and Mrs Jack (Nora) Davis of Watertown; four brothers, Maurice of Watertown, Emmett of Raymond, Alvin of Clark and Leroy of North Platte, NE; three half sisters; a half brother; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nels S. Wika (1891 - 1979)
  Lydia Marie Wee Wika (1887 - 1926)
 
 Siblings:
  Mildred Marie Wika Cochrane (1912 - 2000)*
  Orva Sophia Wika Huffman (1913 - 2002)*
  Normal Sigvald Wika (1915 - 1992)
  Emmett Conrad Wika (1921 - 2000)*
  Alvin Oren Wika (1922 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Clark
Clark County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: J. Huffman Keyes
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100650740
Normal Sigvald Norm Wika
Added by: J. Huffman Keyes
 
Normal Sigvald Norm Wika
Added by: J. Huffman Keyes
 
Normal Sigvald Norm Wika
Added by: J. Huffman Keyes
 
 
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