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Norman W. Going

Norman W. Going

Norman William Going, 90, of Belleville, IL, born April 17, 1929, in Okawville, IL, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 on the flight home from Cape Cod after a wonderful celebration of his granddaughter’s wedding with family and friends.

Mr. Going was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran, serving from 1951 to 1953 and achieved the rank of Corporal. He was a coremaker at Kettler Casting Company and a member of Union Local 182. He was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Marie, M., nee Muelken, Going, whom he married on May 27, 1956, at Olive Branch Lutheran Church, Okawville, IL; a daughter, Linda G. (Peter) Caron of Seattle, WA; a son, Michael G. (Kathy) Going of Belleville, IL; four grandchildren, Mia Caron of Bellingham, WA, Cole Caron of Seattle, WA, Morgan (Wensley) Barker IV of Hanover, NH, and Mason Going of Belleville, IL; and a sister-in-law, Florence Going of Okawville, IL.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL, with Pastor Brian Downs officiating.

Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

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