Hoerauf, Norman A.
Birth: Sunday, March 15, 1931 in Bay City, Michigan
Residence: Solomons, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the Middleham Chapel Cemetery, Lusby, Maryland
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Norman A. Hoerauf, 88, of Solomons, MD passed away on March 19, 2019 in Baltimore, MD. Norman was born in Bay City, Michigan. He began dating Marie Schmidt when they were 16 years old, and they married July 12, 1952. Norm and Marie were blessed with five children: Gail, Randall, Robert, David and Donald. Norm graduated from Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science Degree in education in 1953 and earned a Master's Degree in Education Administration from the University of Michigan in 1959.
From 1953-1956, Norm worked in Grand Rapids, Michigan, first as a teacher at Immanuel Lutheran School then as a teaching principal at Redeemer Congregation Christian Day School. In 1956, he became a teaching principal at Redeemer Lutheran School, Baltimore, Maryland, where he worked for eight years. In 1964, he moved to Hyattsville, Maryland, as Principal of Concordia Lutheran School, where he served for the next 30 years. Norm retired from the teaching ministry in August 1994.
During his professional life, Norm served as a member and chairman of the board for Christian Education for the Southeastern District, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod; chairman of the National Capital Lutheran Teachers Conference; chairman of the Southeastern District Teachers Conference; and chairman of the Southeaster District Committee on School Improvement.
After retirement, Norm and Marie built a house in St. Leonard, Maryland. In June 2017, they moved to an apartment at Asbury Solomons. During their time in Southern Maryland, they were active members of First Lutheran Church, Huntingtown, Maryland. Norm is survived by his wife Marie, five children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.