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Norman Edward Fenn

Norman Edward Fenn Sr., 76, passed away from COVID-19 on January 20, 2021 with family by his side in Fresno, CA. He was born on March 15, 1944 in Fresno, Ca to A. Edward Fenn and Eleanor T. Fenn. Norman graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1962. He and Jennie Raquenio Fenn were married October 2, 1965. Norman was a jack of all trades and could teach you something about every subject. He worked as a cab driver, real estate broker, and hobby machinist. He most enjoyed starting his family business, Fenn’s Farm, where he farmed raisins with his wife and son. He spent his free time at his local coffee shop socializing and telling jokes to his friends. His most treasured time was spent with his only son, Norman Jr., at their shop working on projects. Norman is survived by his loving wife, Jennie; Son, Norman Jr.; Granddaughters, Malia, Gina, and Dina; Great grandsons, Phillip and Nathan; Sisters, Lenore and Eilene; Sisters-in-law, Judy, Marilyn, Connie; Brother-in-law, David. Preceded in death by brother-in-law, Roger Raquenio. At his request, no service will be held. His remains will be cremated and memorialized at his shop.

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Dopkins Funeral Chapel Feb 15 2021 11:12 AM

Thank you so much Adam. We all have fond memories and thank you and your family for the beautiful flowers. We appreciate your thinking of us at this sorrowful time.

Jennie Feb 5 2021 1:49 AM

Thank you Phil for your kind words. You are a great friend and boss. Norm always appreciated your help with our taxes and advice.

Jennie Feb 5 2021 1:45 AM

Dear Jennie and Norman Jr. - I am so saddened by the loss of your beloved husband, dad and best friend. Same for the dear granddaughters. Rest in peace Norm and peace be with your survivors. Phil E.

Phillip Erickson Feb 5 2021 12:45 AM

I was lucky enough to have spent many days and nights hanging out at the house, the ranch/shop and going to the March Meets. Norm had a great sense of humor and loved to tell jokes , "Silly Sally" Jokes, among others. Lots of great memories. My deepest condolences and Love to Norm, Jr., Jennie and Family. Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson Feb 3 2021 9:04 PM

Thank you Connie. We appreciate your thoughtfulness and gifts.

Jennie Fenn Jan 31 2021 12:38 PM

Thank you John. Norm also remembered the many great times you and Adolph had in your younger days. Always enjoyed working on the race cars(all hours of the night). One of the last things he did, was work on his 1994 Ford Pickup with Norman, Jr. Jennie

Jennie Fenn Jan 31 2021 12:33 PM

Thank you Mary. He did enjoy those days. Remembered them often. One of the last things he did was work on a 1994 Ford pickup. Thank you for the memory. Jennie

jennie fenn Jan 31 2021 12:04 PM

My sincere condolences to Jennie, and to all of the Fenn family. Norman and I enjoyed many great times together. We worked together on my family's ranch during the summers, and also enjoyed spending time working on hot rods and with my family's race cars.We traveled to many race tracks together. Later in life I enjoyed working with Norman in his real estate office buying and selling properties. I feel privileged to know Norman, and may he rest in peace. John Olivero and Family.

John Olivero Jr. Jan 30 2021 12:35 AM

My condolences to Normans family. His picture brought back memories of Norm, my brother, Ray Vasquez, Tom Odom, Ed Buffalo, and Yukio Matsumoto late in the evening tinkering with a car in the back yard or crowded into my moms kitchen chowing down. They were all such good friends. :pray::skin-tone-4::bouquet:

Mary Marcelletti nee Vasquez Jan 29 2021 1:15 PM

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