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Norman Dean Terry age 76, passed away peacefully on Friday August 11th, 2023. Norm was born on June 12th, 1947, in Denver, Colorado. This was the coldest June 12th on record. He grew up in the Lakewood area. He went to a school for the blind through 4th grade and then public school. Norm graduated from West High School in 1965. He attended college in Pueblo, Co for 2 yesrs. College wasn't for him, so he tried out several jobs. In 1970, he went to work at the NAPA warehouse and within several years worked his way up to store manager. He managed several different stores in the Denver area and worked for NAPA for 28 years. He made a change to Carquest as a store manager. He worked there for nearly 20 years until he retired at age 67. He loved what he did for work.
When Norm might have free time, he enjoyed watching NASCAR races and going to local races. He loved trains! He and Nancy rode most of the trains in the Colorado area. Norm started square dancing in 1981 at a singles square dance club. Dancing is where Norm and Nancy met, and they married in 1986. Not long after, Norm's 3 daughters came to live with them. We lived in Thornton and in1994 we moved to Northglenn. Norm and Nancy were active members of the Scootbacks square dance club since 2008. He was an active member of Risen Savior Lutheran Church.
He leaves to mourn his wife, Nancy. Daughters, Cristina (Ande) Michaelis, Corrine Terry and Jennifer(Aaron)St. Germain. Brother Harold (Judy) Terry, Sister Sharon(Jerry) Price. Brother-in-law Brian(Rhonda) Laufer. GrandchildrenTaylor Michaelis, Robert(Justina)Gleitz Jr., Nicholas Gleitz, Grace(Kane)Elsberry, Zachary Quinn, Austin Quinn, Julia St. Germain and Lucas St. Germain. Great-grandchildren Aden, Ares, Venus and Riley. nieces, nephews, friend, and others whose lives he touched.
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