Ernest Lardenoit

NORWAY – Ernest “Ernie” Lardenoit, 86, of Norway, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis., from recent complications of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.

Military services will be held on Sunday at 6 p.m. and parish prayers will be held at 7 p.m.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway, with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis officiating.

Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jake Menghini Museum or the Norway-Vulcan Senior Center. They may be sent in Ernie’s name in c/o Ortman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 155, Norway, MI 49870.

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Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.