Norman Sandell

Preferred Name: Norm
Nickname/Call Sign: Norm
Date of Birth: March 7, 1933
Headed West Date: April 25, 2012
Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, 06
Hometown: Unionville VA

Lt. Col. Norman Sandell, USAF Ret., Last Flight April 25, 2012. Born June 25, 1930 in Winfield, Kansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lena and Willard Sandell; sister, Charlotte Crawford; and son, Gary Stephen. Surviving are his wife, Bonnie; son David and wife, Cathy; daughter, Julie Schaper; granddaughters, Lindsay Sandell Jimenez and husband, Carlos; Moll and Rachel Schaper; great-grandsons, Isaiah Jimenez, James and Tyler Outland.

Norm attended Winfield schools and was a graduate of Wichita State University. He was a decorated Cold War and Vietnam veteran. Always a loving family man and a friend to all whose great sense of humor served him well to the end of life’s journey.

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