Obituary – Norman Cogdal

Last Updated on February 6th, 2018

Written by Paul Bomleny

Norman Cogdal, age 72, of Arlington, died on February 1st at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Funeral services are at 10:30 AM, Saturday at the Lighthouse Baptist Church (Route 251, LaSalle). Burial will follow at Greenfield Cemetery in LaMoille. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, Friday at the church, as well as a half hour before the funeral on Saturday. Arrangements are through Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley.

He was born on January 4, 1946, in LaSalle to Glenn and Gladys (Gabrielson) Cogdal. He married Brenda Powers in 1970 in Arlington. He worked for many years as an operating engineer. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda, of Arlington; his children, Norman Cogdal of TX, Niwana Hunter of Arlington, and Justin Cogdal of Peru; nine grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Richard Cogdal of FL, Roger Cogdal of LaMoille, Sharon Piller of Mendota, Janice Wamhoff of Princeton, Deb Cogdal of TX, Barb Hild of Arlington, and Gary Cogdal of Channahon; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded by his parents; his brother, Duane Cogdal; his mother and father-in-law; one sister-in-law; and one brother-in-law.

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