Norman Levi Riker
March 20, 1940- January 11, 2021
A livestreamed service will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. on the Rausch Funeral Home Facebook page.
Norman Levi Riker, also known as Norm or Stormin’ Norman, age 80 of Dowell, MD, and formerly of Upstate New York, passed away on January 11, 2021 at Calvert Health Medical Center.
Born March 20, 1940 in Sayre, PA, he was the son of the late Levi Max Riker and Rhoda Jane Riker.
Norman served in the U.S. Navy from April 17, 1957 until his Honorable Discharge on March 17, 1961. He was a member of the Calvert Marine Museum Fossil Club, a member of the Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department for fourteen years, and a member of the Optimist Club. Norman cultivated and sold Bearded Iris and enjoyed model ship building, coin and stamp collecting, jigsaw puzzling and fishing. In his younger days, he enjoyed playing the organ and accordion.
Norman is survived by his wife, Janice Lee Riker whom he married on September 23, 1961 at Middleham Chapel in Lusby, MD; his children, Tawny Marjenhoff (Wesley) of Jacksonville, FL and Deirdre Forrest of Mechanicsville, MD; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and siblings, George Butts of VT and Gloria Lown of Upstate NY.