March 31, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
April 01, 2017
- 11:00 AM
Norman Przybilla passed away at Essentia Hospital on Tuesday March 28, 2017.
He was born in Buckman, MN to Nicholas Benigna (Langer) Przybilla on June 8, 1931. After his father’s death the family moved to Little Falls, MN where he received his education. After graduating from high school he spent a year in Alaska, on retuning he attended MSUM in Moorhead-football and baseball were his sports. During his stint in the Army at Fort Bliss, TX, he and Margaret (Bette) Bemis were married July 2, 1955. Upon his discharge in November 1956 they traveled back to Minnesota with their baby son David. Norm was hired as a teacher in the Fargo Public School system in 1957 and they lived in Fargo for the rest of his teaching career with another son Michael and daughter Lisa. He taught carpentry and building trades at Fargo North High School for 36 years. He was honored to be elected to the North High Hall of Fame in 2012. He retired in 1993. Building houses and all kinds of woodworking were his major interests. He also enjoyed hunting turkeys, pheasants, and ducks in the fall, and fishing trips in the summer.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Urban and Claude and sisters, Dorothy, Evelyn, and Naomi. A brother Arthur and a sister Mary Lahr survive.
He is survived by his wife Margaret, sons, David and Michael, daughter, Lisa, granddaughter, Erin (Alan) Moody, great-grandsons, Justice, Gunnar and Xander Moody of Fort Campbell, KY.