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Norman Edward Karbon

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Norman Edward Karbon age 88 of Rogers City

Passed away June 19, 2012 at Alpena Regional Medical Center

 He was born January 21, 1924 in Detroit to Erwin and Gertrude (Knebler) Karbon.

Norm served in the United States Army during World War II. On May 8, 1948, he married Shirley Jean Moreau in Dearborn. He worked for Montgomery Wards for 25 years then moved to Rogers City where he owned the Montgomery Ward Catalog Agency before opening the Old Museum Art Supplies & Used Books.
Survived by

Mr. Karbon is survived by his wife, Shirley; 6 children, Cheryl (Joseph) Hall of Brighton, Mark (Lynne) Karbon of Glendale, California, Claudia (Robert) Beals of Farmington, Paul (Kelly) Karbon of Scottsdale, Arizona, Kurt Karbon of Commerce Township, and Rick Karbon of Chandler, Arizona; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Herman (Betty) Karbon and sister, Joan Czich.
& Service

No public services are planned. Military Honors and Inurnment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. Arrangements are in care of the Beck Funeral Home. Online condolences may be addressed to

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Huron Shores Humanities Council,(Karbon/Asikainen Youth Education in the Arts and Humanities Scholarship Fund) in memory of Norman Karbon.