Norma B. Cadieu, formerly Norma Eileen Brase, a resident of Menominee, Mich., died peacefully on May 16, 2020, days after her 96th birthday. Norma was born at home on April 30, 1924, to Lydia Scheiwe and William John Brase in Crete.  
    Norma was raised in the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Crete, graduated in 1942 from Crete Community High School, attended Valparaiso University and excelled professionally in jobs at Honeywell, Inc., Abbott Labs and the Chicago consulting firm A.T. Kearney where she met Robert (Bob) V. Cadieu. They married on Jan. 10, 1976, and shared 43 years of marriage until Bob’s passing in 2019. Norma loved visiting the Art Institute of Chicago, listening to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, comradery at GFWC Menominee Woman’s Club meetings, golfing, playing the piano and was an active member at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Menominee, where she served on the Altar Guild.
    Norma is survived by her nieces: Pam (Terry) Wojciak and Cheryl L. Hoffman; nephew, Gary R. (Cheryl) Cadieu; great-nieces: Christy L. (Daniel) Dessart, Kimberly M. (Darrin) Kudwa and Calli Cadieu (Blake) Chouinard; and great-nephew, Casey Cadieu Hoffman. Norma was preceded in death by two sisters: Frances Sheehan and Lorine Mayer.
    In the interest of safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, a private funeral and burial was observed at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Crete.  
    Norma B. Cadieu’s life may be honored with a donation to the Spies Library Foundation, Inc. or Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Menominee.  
    Cadieu Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.