Norman Kaz of Waukesha died on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 93. He was born in Chicago, IL on October 6, 1927 the son of Sam and Esther Kaz. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII. On July 26, 1952, he married the love of his life Gloria Rheynard in Chicago, IL; she preceded him in death on August 4, 2017. Norman earned his bachelor’s degree from Roosevelt College in 1952. After working for McCalls Magazine he settled in Wisconsin where he worked as a quality control manager for Newsweek Magazine until his retirement. Norm loved fishing and building and flying radio-controlled airplanes.
He will be sadly missed by his loving children, Steven (Denise) Kaz of Englewood, OH, Peter (Laurie) Kaz of Medway, OH, Annie (Charlie) Wise of Menomonee Falls, Rick Kaz of Waukesha and Charles (Tanisorn) Kaz of San Francisco, CA. He was the cherished grandfather of Rebecca Kaz (Derek Harden), James Kaz (Nicole Butler), Erin Kaz, Katie (James) Van Oss, Stephanie Wise (Sandra Swan), Christopher (Itzel) Wise and Heather (Sam) Lux and great-grandfather of Samuel, Benjamin, Elanore and Lilly Van Oss and Adam and Leo Wise. He is further survived by his sisters-in-law Helen Kaz and Lois Kaz along with other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents and his wife Gloria, he was preceded in death by his son David and brothers Don and Fred.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186. Private interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in River Grove, IL. Memorials in Norman’s name are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, N74 W35908 Servants’ Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.