Norbert Schemm

Norbert Schemm, Who One Last Beer With His Sons Has Died

Norbert Schemm Cause Of Death | Obituary

Before Norbert’s death, he wished to share one last beer with his sons. He had been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and while he was on sick best, he made a wish which was granted on November 19, 2019.

Schemm has finally passed away. He died of stage 4 colon cancer at the age of 87.

Schemm died the night after his wish came true. Schemm’s grandson, the senior associate athletic director at the University of Wisonsin – Milwaukee, took to Twitter the day Norbert died to share the photo. That tweet quickly went viral.

My grandfather passed away today.

Last night all he wanted to do was to have one last beer with his sons.

— Adam Schemm (@AdamSchemm) November 21, 2019

As of Wednesday, the tweet has over 30,000 retweets and over 300,000 likes. People have even began replying with their own photos of similar situations with family members.