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     Norman Charles “Norm” Frock, age 76, of Lamar, passed away Monday evening, April 20, 2015 at Mercy Hospital Joplin.

     Norm was born January 20, 1939 in Green County, Arkansas to Albert and Bertha (Goedecke) Frock.  Moving to Lamar with his family, he graduated from Lamar High School in 1959 and began a 35 year career with Finley Engineering and also served as a volunteer on the Lamar Fire Department for 35 years. He also worked as the projector operator at Barco Drive-In for many years.


     On April 7, 1962, in Lamar, Norman married Wanda L. Hobbs.  In addition to their love and devotion to each other, Norman and Wanda shared a passion for fishing, camping, and traveling the country in their RV.  Together they built several homes, always with the doors open wide for family and friends.

     Survivors include two daughters, Lorie (Rod) Forkner and Penny (Bryan) Robertson, all of Lamar; three brothers, Albert Jr. (Joanne) Frock, Peculiar, Missouri, Walter Frock, Wichita, Kansas, and George (Sylvia) Frock, Tennessee; two sisters, Dorothy Osterloh, Freistatt, Missouri, and Betty (Lowell) Pugh, Golden City;  four grandchildren, Lindsey (Jake) Hobson, Diamond, Missouri, Trenton Watson, Jasper, Missouri, Hailey (Kaleb) Rook, Lamar, and Emmie Robertson, Lamar; three great-grandchildren, Dylan Watson, Samantha Hobson, and Rory Rook.

     Norman was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, John, Fred, and Chet Frock.

     A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Daniel Funeral Home.


#7 MiChris 2015-04-25 08:39
I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family. May you find comfort in your many treasured memories and in the loving support of God and family. Psalm 55:22
#6 Oronogo, MODiana Ryan 2015-04-24 07:02
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
#5 LamarJackie Speights 2015-04-23 10:57
Your family is so special to me. Lots of wonderful memories with all of you growing up. From when I was young until the last times I visited with Norman & Wanda, their deep love for each other was obvious. Norman will be missed by all who knew him. You all will be in my prayers.
#4 lexington MOLarry Dawn Riggs 2015-04-22 17:40
Sorry for your lose
#3 Larry Dawn Riggs 2015-04-22 17:36
Sorry for your lose
#2 Jerico Spgs MoLinda and Harold Burmester 2015-04-22 12:13
Our love and prayers to you Wanda,Lorie and Penny - we have fond memories of times past - take care.
#1 ArizonaYvonne Prough 2015-04-21 21:35
So sorry for your loss Wanda and daughters and grand children and great grandchildren.

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