Norma Bormann

A funeral Mass for Norma Bormann will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Whittemore with Father Edward Girres officiating. Burial is in the St. Michael’s Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, Feb. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church.

Norma Jean Bormann was born Jan. 23, 1936, in Lone Rock, the daughter of Charles and Alice (Murray) Bierle. She grew up on a farm outside of town but attended school in Lone Rock, graduating from the Lone Rock High School in 1953. After her schooling she worked in Algona at Druggist Mutual Insurance Company.

On July 14, 1959, Norma was united in marriage to Gerald Bormann at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Whittemore. They lived in Whittemore where they raised their family. Norma also worked at Snap-On Tools for 30 1/2 years.

Norma enjoyed the time she was able to spend with her family at the many gatherings they had. She also enjoyed cooking, golfing, dancing, playing cards and volunteering. She was a life-long member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Kossuth Regional Health Center Auxiliary, Rosary Society, RSVP and many card clubs in Whittemore.

Norma died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society in Algona. She was 83.

She is survived by her children: Jean Ann (Mike) Fisher of Wallford; Roxanne (Roger) Simpson of Algona; Charles (Julie) Bormann of Austin, Texas; Timothy (Pam) Bormann of Johnston; Jerome (Kathy) Bormann of Mason City; grandchildren: Danielle (Josh) Spangler, Tim Fisher and his fiancé Jade; Lee (Mindy) Simpson, Allie Simpson, Jake Bormann, Ryan Bormann, Luke Bormann and his fiancé Kayla; Joe Bormann, Kelli Bormann, Rachel Bormann, and Matt Bormann; great-grandson, Brayden Fisher; brother, Raymond (Phyllis) Bierle of Buffalo Center; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Donna Bierle of Kansas City; Maureen (Bob) Reding of Phoenix, Ariz.; Fr. Charles Bormann of Cave Creek, Ariz.; Maurice (Eileen) Bormann of West Bend; Sr. Emily Bormann, PBVM; Enid Bormann of West Bend; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerry on May 21, 2017; siblings, June Bierstedt, Viola Dacken, Clara Koryn, Roy Bierle, Luella Palmer, Russel Bierle, Ersel Bernhard, Richard Bierle and Ralph Bierle.

Arrangements are being handled by Oakcrest Funeral Services of Whittemore. Condolences may be left at

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