February 21, 1939 - August 20, 2009

Norman Hugh Florence, 70, of Lodi, died Aug. 20. He was born Feb. 21, 1939 in Washington.

Mr. Florence was a resident of Lodi for the past six years. Prior to moving to Lodi, he lived in Washington and Southern California, where he worked as a designer and drafter for the aerospace industry. He served in the U.S. Navy and enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and watching sports.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Donna Haugen Florence ('57), of Lodi; daughter, Susan Martin, of Lodi; and brother, Ronald Florence.

A graveside service will be held at 11am today in the Garden of Freedom at Cherokee Memorial Park, Highway 99 at East Harney Lane, Lodi.

Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Published in LodiNews from August 25 to September 1, 2009