Rev. Norman E. Mendell, 80, of Galesburg, passed away at 12:24 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Norman was born on September 9, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Wilbur Arthur and Letha (Stevenson) Mendell.
Surviving are two brothers, Glenn (Kathy) Mendell of Ottawa and Gerald (Win) Mendell of Oswego; several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews; and friend, Robbie Newkirk. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Duane.
Norman was a people person which made him an excellent minister. He was ordained in Illinois and served in several churches in the area, most recently serving Faith United Methodist Church in Galesburg. In his spare time Norman enjoyed going camping.
His funeral will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2022 at Faith United Methodist Church in Galesburg. Rev. Vince Rohn, will officiate. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022 also at the church. Burial will be in Princeville Township Cemetery. Haskell Funeral & Cremation Services in Princeville is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, Galesburg.