Norman G. Benedict, age 86, of Alamo, MI entered the gates of heaven Monday, November 13, 2017 while at Borgess Hospital. Norm was born March 9,1931 in Grand Rapids, MI to Lawrence and Frances (Willard) Benedict. He was the loving husband of Alice Lavern (Rine) Benedict for the last 61 years. Norm is survived by his wife Alice and their children Karen (Matt) Wagner, Pam (Jack) Ryan, Laurie (Rusty) Bishop and Lawrence (Teri) Benedict; Grandchildren Josh (Karen) MacGregor, Ben (Jessica) MacGregor, Levi & Micaela Wagner, Nicholas (Erin) Palmer, Matthew (Stacy) Palmer, Dustin & Samantha Ryan, Donovan & Allyson Bishop, Brian Orr & Linzy Benedict; Great-grandchildren Jacob MacGregor, Kaylen MacGregor, Isabella MacGregor, Mackenzie Palmer, Maddlyn Palmer, Zakery Palmer, Brayden Palmer, Jaxson Palmer. Norman was a private first class serving in the United States Military from 1951 to 1955. After he left the Military, he worked at General Motors and retired after working 35 years. Norman continued following his faith, he was a member of the Northeastern Baptist Church where him and his wife served the Lord as contributing members. Services will be held 11 o'clock Saturday at Northeastern Baptist Church, 6536 East G. Ave. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8pm Friday at the church. Private burial will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery with Full Military Honors at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Northeastern Baptist Church Missionary Fund. Please visit Norm's personalized webpage for online guestbook or to leave a condolence. Arrangements were made by the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St.