Norman C. Sterzenbach, 71, of Cedar Rapids, died on Friday, July 28, 2017. Visitation will be from 3 – 7 p.m. with the funeral service beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at IBEW Local 405 Henry Miller Hall, 1211 Wiley Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids. Private family burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Arrangements are with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.
Norm was born November 7, 1945, in Evansville, Indiana to Jessie Tarter and Norman C. Sterzenbach. His stepfather was Fred George. He grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and was a navy veteran serving in the Vietnam Era. He studied electronics and worked as an electrical technician at Rockwell where he became very active in the IBEW, Local 1362, rising to union steward, eventually becoming the business agent. He was a registered lobbyist with the Iowa Legislature. He also served on the Board of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa.