Norbert J. Pint, 91, of Forest City died Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Center in Forest City.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, May 12, 2018 at St. James Catholic Church, 906 West O St., Forest City, Iowa with Rev. Jim Dubert officiating.
A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be held at 9:00 A.M. followed by a visitation until the time of the service.
Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Osage, Iowa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Forest City Ambulance Service.
Norbert John Pint was born 2/12/1927 in Osage, Iowa, son of Fred and Margaret (Bodensteiner) Pint. He was baptized at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage where he was a member for most of his life.
In 1945, he entered the Army and was stationed at Fort Snelling, Camp Livingston, Fort Riley, then sent to Yokahama, Japan for one year. He attended Iowa State University for one year.
Later he drove a grain truck in Webster City, Iowa, worked at White/Oliver in Charles City, Iowa and owned an A & W restaurant in Webster City for two years.
He then moved to Minneapolis where he became a machinist. In 1961, he purchased a building on Hwy 69 where he operated Forest Machine Shop until 1998. Over the years he did custom welding and machine work for local manufacturers including Winnebago Industries in the 60’s.
After selling his business in Forest City, he went to work at Streater in Albert Lea, MN and later worked at Fleetguard/Cummins in Lake Mills before retiring in 1992.
In retirement, he loved to watch sporting events, tinkering around in his garage and enjoyed working on antique engines as well as small appliances. Two of his favorite stops included the library and Hardees for coffee and conversation.
Norbert was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus and current member of the St. James Catholic Church in Forest City, Iowa.
He married Maxine Munsell Boeset on June 25, 1977. The couple moved to Forest City at that time along with Maxine’s daughter, Angie.
Norbert is survived by three step-children, Hugh (Jan) Boeset of Naperville, IL, Kathy Parker (Stan Miller) of Prosper, TX and Angie (Deron) Steiner of Montgomery, IN; grandchildren, Mike (Deann) Read of Northwood, IA, Amy (Mark) Wallin of Alden, MN, Michele (Todd) Argyilan of Aurora, IL, Jen (Jeff) Kettinger of Aurora, IL, Derek (Shannon) Aukes of Forest City, IA, Brice (Jess) Aukes of Forest City, IA and Corey (Erica) Anderson of Cedar Fall, IA and two step-great grandchildren; siblings, James (Betty) Pint of OH and Rosemary (Bill) Paschke of Deerfield, WI and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Maxine; sisters, Betty (Neal) O’Donnell; Delores Pint and Patricia (Ron) Carrick; step-daughter, Barbara (Boeset) Kirchgatter.
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