Norman W. "Norm" Beer

February 28, 1940June 29, 2019

Norman W. “Norm” Beer, 79, of Indianapolis, formerly of Fort Wayne passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019. He was born on February 28, 1940 in Fort Wayne, a son of the late Wallace and Adda (Aker) Beer. He was a 1958 graduate from Central High School and he later received a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in 1962 where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He worked as a computer system analyst at GE, later becoming Honeywell before retiring from the Fort Wayne State Developmental Center. He was a member at United Faith Presbyterian Church and Blackhawk Ministries both of Fort Wayne. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, and enjoyed fishing and playing golf. He especially enjoyed spending his summers with family and friends at Lake James. Surviving family include his son, Dean (Elizabeth) Beer; grandchildren, Mason, Colin, and Ava; brother, David (Jane) Beer; and nephews, Jim and Ted Beer. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his aunt, Tedo Aker. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. July 3, 2019 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to United Faith Presbyterian Church.


  • United Faith Presbyterian Church


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  • Final Resting Wednesday, July 3, 2019


Norman W. "Norm" Beer

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Paul, Sally and family Snyder

July 3, 2019

Dave, Jane & Family,

Much love ❤️ and support goes out to you and your family in this time of sorrow and celebration of Norm’s life‼️‼️ Norm will never be forgotten‼️

Paul, Sally and family

Mary Poe Menge Scrogham

July 2, 2019

My sister, Ginny, and I remember fun times with Norm at Lake James, especially playing cards and learning to ride the disk behind the boat. My sympathy is with his family. May he rest in peace. Mary Poe Menge Scrogham

Carolyn Suarez (Rose)

July 2, 2019

Remembering the days at Central. What a glorious time we had to look forward to. So sorry for your loss, Dave.

Tim Bussick

July 2, 2019

Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Sincerely Dr Bussick and the team at Bussick orthodontics