Norbert S. Powidzki, a retiree from the Ford Motor Company, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2024, at the age of 84. Born on September 9, 1939, in Chicago, IL, and resident of Hegewisch, Norbert leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories.
Norbert was a dedicated family man and a devoted husband to his late wife Lee Ann Powidzki (nee Malinowski). Their bond was unbreakable and their love for one another shone brightly throughout their many years together. Norbert was a loving father to his children Deborah (Michael) Cortese and Dennis (Brigitte) Powidzki. He was always there for them, offering guidance, support, and unconditional love. His children were truly blessed to have him as their father.
As one of his defining qualities, Norbert possessed a kind and compassionate nature that extended beyond immediate family. He was a dear brother to Shirley (late Richard) Lewandowski. Their bond was strong and filled with cherished memories that will forever warm the hearts of those who knew them.
Born and raised in Chicago, by his late parents: Steven and Betty Powidzki, Norbert developed a strong sense of community and an unwavering work ethic. He proudly served in the Army and displayed great bravery throughout his military service. Norbert's commitment to his country was admirable and he earned the respect of all those who knew him.
After serving his country, Norbert embarked on a successful career at the Ford Motor Company. His dedication and hard work made him an invaluable member of the team until his well-deserved retirement.
Norbert's passing leaves a void in the lives of all who knew him, but his memory will forever be etched in their hearts. He will be remembered as a loving husband, a caring father, a devoted brother, and a true friend.