Norman D. "Norm" Mills, 80, retired Wichita Public Schools science teacher, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. Service is at10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. at Iuka Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by daughter, Cindy Jo Mills; brother, Robert Dean Mills; twin sister, Norma Lee Mills.

Survivors: wife, Dixie; daughter, Dee Ann Merhoff (Stan); grandchildren, Erik (Janet) and Cody Merhoff; great-grandson, Luke Merhoff, all of Wichita; brother, Eugene Mills (Joy) of Albany, Ore.; sister, Virginia Garrison (L.C.) of Wichita; numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials established with The Manor at Park West, 503 N. Maize Rd., Wichita, KS 67212; Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7901 W. 21st St. N., Wichita, KS 67205 and Alzheimer's Association, 347 Laura, Wichita, KS 67211.

Downing & Lahey Mortuary West is in charge of arrangements. Tributes may be sent to the family via