Norman Henry Ehrentraut (’72)

Norman Henry Ehrentraut, 81, went to meet his Heavenly Father on December 29, 2023, after battling a lengthy illness.
He was born on December 8, 1942, in Schenectady, New York to Henry Herman and Norina Irma Ricci Ehrentraut. Norman was preceded by his parents.
After graduating from Litton High School in Schenectady, Norman attended the University of Houston on a pole-vaulting scholarship. A member of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity, he graduated from U of H with an architecture degree. He spent his career designing and building commercial buildings. He also owned Ehrentraut Builders, Grafix, and Wraps of Houston. He was a past president of the H Association and a past president of the Bellaire Optimist Club. He was involved with the U of H in many of their building projects over the years. His favorite activities were attending U of H football and basketball games, coaching baseball games for the Bellaire Optimist Club, and attending his grandson Trip’s gymnastic competitions.
Norman is survived by his children Norman Jr. (Cindy), Chris, and Jeannine Brosh (Matt); grandchildren Catherine and Trip Ehrentraut; and a special friend, Marilyn Moore.

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