Douglas Dale Norris, 56, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.

He was born Sept. 23, 1959, in Kansas City, Mo., to Donald Norris and Venita (Newland) Houchin. He attended the Kansas School for the Deaf, where he studied his basic subjects and received a degree in welding.

Survivors include his wife, Kay Powers, WaKeeney; a stepdaughter, Heather Ramos, WaKeeney; two brothers, Todd Norris, Hays, and Phil Norris, Lawrence; a sister, Terri Johnson, Kansas City; and two granddaughters.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; cremation has taken place.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in care of the funeral home.

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