Call, Norman 'Babe' E. (January 14, 1915 - April 8, 2005)

Norman 'Babe' Call

Douglas Budget - April 13, 2005

Norman E. "Babe" Call, 90, of Lusk died April 8, in Torrington.

A graveside service was conducted April 12 at Lusk Cemetery with Pastor Mark Lohr and Rev. Juanita Gillies officiating.

Mr. Call was born Jan. 14, 1915, in Douglas to Shirley S. and Harriet Eastman Call. After attending grade school and high school in Douglas, he received a basketball scholarship to Carthage College in Missouri.

He served three and a half years in the Postal Department Medical Corporation in Australia and worked for the United States Postal Service for 20 years in Douglas, Lusk and other towns.

He enjoyed fishing, photography and reading. He was a member of the Masons, Elks and Congregational Church. Mr. Call was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Bradford, Shirley and Justin Call.

Survivors include sisters Eleanor Johnson of Lafayette, Ind., and Harriet Thompson of Lusk; nieces Judy Simons of Lafayette, Waive Yager of Torrington and Jan Bruegger of Keeline; several great-nieces and nephews and many friends.

A memorial has been established to the Niobrara County Medical Foundation in Lusk.

The Ciemanee-Pier Funeral Home in Lusk was in charge of the arrangements.

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