Former Glen Dale Asst. Fire Chief Norman “Norm” Stenger died Sunday evening March 27 2022. He was 73.
Chief Norman R. Stenger served in the US Army as a medic during the Vietnam War, Chief Stenger was shot twice in two different conflicts during his tour of duty and was awarded Two Purple Hearts for being shot while rescuing other injured soldiers in the jungles of Vietnam during the war. Once he returned from the war he served as a Law Enforcement Officer for 42 years, during his career he served as the Chief Deputy of the Marshall County Sheriffs Department prior to accepting the position of Chief of Police in 1985 for the City of Glen Dale. Chief Stenger served over 50 years in the Glen Dale Volunteer Fire Department with 28 years as the Assistant Fire Chief and in 1998 he received a lifetime service award for his dedication and service to the Glen Dale Volunteer Fire Department.
Stenger is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, both of Florida.
Funeral services were scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday April 2 2022 at St. James Catholic Church in McMechen.