Norman Wiggers

Born: Tue., Apr. 16, 1940
Died: Fri., Jun. 7, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 12, 2019
Location: Cleveland Rd. Location

Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Thu., Jun. 13, 2019

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Norman Wiggers

April 16, 1940 - June 7, 2019

CASSOPOLIS, MI - Norman Wiggers went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 7 at the age of seventy-nine. Norm is preceded in death by his father, Nicholas Wiggers, his mother, Sue Wiggers, and his brother, Gerard Wiggers. He is survived by his beloved wife, Karan Wiggers; his children, Sandy (and Brian) Clauser, Scott Wiggers, and Lynn (and Rodger) Pendl; his brothers, Jerome and Keith Wiggers; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

After serving in the United States Army, Norm worked at Woolworth's Company. He was a previous owner of St. John's Business Machine and a previous owner of Express-Press, Inc. Norm and Karan also served faithfully at their home church, North Naples Baptist Church.

Norm was a wise, godly man who lived for his family. He adored his wife, Karan, with whom he shared fifty-six years of marriage. Together, they built a family that loved God, shared His Gospel, and lived generously. Norm was truly the rock of his family; he “trusted in the Lord with all his heart and leaned not on his own understanding. In all his ways, he acknowledged Him, and the Lord directed his path” (Proverbs 3:5-6). 

Whether devoting his love to his wife, taking his children and grandchildren out for breakfasts, leading Sunday School, or mentoring others, Norm lived a full, intentional life. He was a beloved husband, father, Papa, son, brother, and friend; God will say to him, “Well done my good and faithful servant” (Matthew 25:23).

Norm's family looks forward to the day we will be reunited with him in Christ. “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” (Joshua 24:15).

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Senior 1 Care. A Celebration of Norman's life will be held 1:00 pm, Thursday, June 13, at Granger Missionary Church, 50841 Birch Road, Granger, IN 46530. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 until 7:00 pm. Wednesday, June 12, at Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Road, South Bend, IN 46635. Contributions may be made to life Action Ministries, 2727 Niles-Buchanan Road, Buchanan, MI 49107 or North Naples Baptist Church, 1811 Oakes Blvd., Naples, FL 34119. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

Charitable donations may be made in Norman's memory to the following organizations:

Life Action Ministries
2727 Niles-Buchanan Road, Buchanan, MI 49107

North Naples Baptist Church
1811 Oakes Blvd., Naples, FL 34119

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Kerry O’Hara
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019
To Karan and family, Maureen and I are deeply sorry for your loss. He will be missed by many and the world has lost a great individual. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this trying time.
Kerry & Maureen O’Hara

Marie Lambert
   Posted Mon June 10, 2019
My deepest sympathy to all of your family & loved ones Scott told us about his father& family we are all of his utube family which we share so many times of our lives so blessed by your loving family! Peace be with all! Take care!

Glenda Braidic
   Posted Tue June 11, 2019
Scott~ I've long thought that your parents must have done a wonderful job raising you. Now that I learn about your father I can see it's true. It's so hard losing a parent but take comfort in how much your father loved you and your entire family. Celebrate his life with joy. I'm sure he'd delight in that.
Warm hugs and love,

Mike and Michele Cain
   Posted Tue June 11, 2019
Dear Karan and family,

Our hearts were sadden to hear of Norm’s passing. Our lives were greatly influenced by you and Norm and we are forever grateful.

So many wonderful memories of you and Norm. Please know we send our love and prayers during this sorrowful time for you and the family.

Praise God for Norm’s wonderful testimony and his walk with the Lord.

We will connect with you soon.

Love always,
Mike and Michele

Victor and Theada Morris
   Posted Tue June 11, 2019
Dear Karan nd family,

We are sending our love, thoughts and prayers to each of you We are sorry for your loss but know Norm is with His Lord. We will miss our friend and look forward to seeing him again one day.

May you be comforted by your treasured memories that you have shared. May you feel peace as you are embraced with love in the arms of God.

In christian love--Victor and Theada Morris

Dawn Vandenboom
   Posted Wed June 12, 2019

Dear Karan,

What a beautifully written testimony of your husband’s life in Christ! I am so very sorry for your earthly loss. May God‘s peace co7mfort you during this difficult time! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Dawn Vandenboom

Bob Rowley
   Posted Sat June 15, 2019
Dear Karan and Family,
It really came as a very nasty shock to learn of Norm's passing.
As you know we played golf together for many years and it was always a pleasure to be with him.
After I changed clubs we no longer played golf together but periodically had breakfast together just for a chat.
I shared his views on our future with God and Jesus etc. so although his death has saddened me immensely, I know he is in heaven. I look forward to joining him there some time in the future but till that time I shall miss seeing him and sharing our views in our afterlife.
It is because of God's grace that we will meet again and it will be a pleasure to see his handsome face again.
My very sincere condolences to you and the family.

Lloyd and Susan Doerflinger
   Posted Mon June 17, 2019
Karan and family,
So sorry to read of Norm's passing, but we like you look forward to the time that we will join him in heaven. Until then let us praise God for our earthly blessings.