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Adam Norwig 12/04/2023


Adam Wade Norwig, age 46, of North Branch, MN formerly of St. Paul passed away from natural causes in his sleep on Monday, December 4, 2023.  He was born the son to Carl and Joy (Hawthorne) Norwig on October 10, 1977 in International Falls, MN.  Adam worked for the North Branch School District as a bus driver.  He is remembered as a kind and gentle person who loved children.  Adam loved cheering on the Minnesota Vikings and never missed a game.  He was a wonderful father, son, brother, and uncle.  Adam is survived by his sons, Jayden and Gabriel Norwig; mother, Joy Norwig Lichtsinn; siblings, James (Patty) Norwig, Michael (Linda) Norwig, Alice (Mike Penning) Norwig, Matthew (Anna) Norwig, Joshua (Ashley) Norwig, Sarah Norwig; godson, Austin Brown; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews; several aunts, uncles, cousins and cherished friends.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jasmine Bradford; father, Carl Norwig; step-father, Dennis Lichtsinn; maternal and paternal grandparents; cousin, Chad Hermans.  A memorial service was held Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church in Somerset.  Visitation was also Saturday from 12 noon until time of service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Cremation services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.


  • Alice Norwig Posted December 13, 2023 8:22 pm

    You were loved more than you will ever know brother!

  • Bryan Brown Posted December 14, 2023 7:51 am

    You will be missed brother live you rest easy til we meet again. GO VIKINGS!!!

  • Rytha Romares Norwig Posted December 16, 2023 2:21 am

    Until now I still don’t believe your gone! We were planning to buy you a ticket to come over here in the Philippines so you can have fun coz we know you love Philippines the most!Adam your the only brother in law that is closest to me for better or worse we’ve been have a lot going on!and I won’t forget that you are also like a father to my kids(you always there with Elijah a even though it was not that long for you to carry Sophia with your hands!)we are so sorry we’re not there for you.we love you and we know your in heaven with the rest of our love ones.Rest in Peace Adam.FYI!!when Sophie find out she was crying saying he never got to see you!because we told her your always held her in your arms when she’s a baby!and she said she dint remember so she is so excited to see you again when we’re back.

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