Norman Lee Pingel, 80, of Fort Dodge passed away on Thursday December 26, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA. The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday December 29, 2013 at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.