Norman “Norm” Edward Goelzer, 87, of Mount Ulla, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. He was born on August 10, 1934, in Bloomington, Ill., to the late George Edward and Margaret Kendall Goelzer.

Mr. Goelzer graduated from the University of Illinois. He was a retired Lt. Col. from the U.S. Army Reserves, where he was on the competition shooting rifle/pistol team. He retired as an engineer from Ford Motor Company. Known as Stormin Norman by his friends, he enjoyed shooting and loved race cars.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Matthew Goelzer, and brother, Robert Goelzer.

He is survived by his wife, Edna Jeans Goelzer; children, Timothy Goelzer and wife Michelle and their children, Rachel Goelzer, Landon Goelzer, Kelly Fox and husband Daniel,and  Jill Booth; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 15, at Glenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Goelzer family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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  1. Fred Snowball says:

    So very sorry to hear about Norm’s passing. He was a wonderful person and a great friend. Prayers for Edna and the family.
    Fred and Anne Snowball

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