Norma Jane Gosch (November 3, 2012)

February 18, 1951 ~ November 3, 2012

VISITATION DETAILS
Monday, November 5, 2012
2:00-8:00 PM
Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home
Harlan, Iowa
The family will be present to greet friends from 4:00-5:00 PM at the Funeral Home.

SERVICE DETAILS
Tuesday, Novmeber 6, 2012
10:30 AM
Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home
Harlan, Iowa
Burial will be in the Minden Cemetery, Minden, Iowa

SURVIVORS
4 Sisters – Judy (Joseph) Webster of Carson City, NV
Carolyn (Duane) Arterburn of Ayr, NE
Phyllis (James) St. Germain of San Jose, CA
Doris Smith of Campbell, CA
Nieces & Nephews
Other Relatives & Friends

Norma Jane Gosch, the daughter of Glenn Edward and Luella Marie (Matthiesen) Gosch, was born on February 18, 1951, in Denison, Iowa. She attended school in Iowa and Illinois, as well as Missouri, where she graduated. Due to a disability, Norma lived with her parents most of her life. She then lived at REM Leadway in Shelby, Iowa, for several years before becoming a resident of the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn, Iowa.

Norma was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Harlan, Iowa. She liked to read and had a keen mind for facts. She especially enjoyed following politics.

Norma J. Gosch died on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn, Iowa, having reached the age of 61 years, 8 months, and 16 days.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Diane Robertson; and one niece Jillian. She is survived by four sisters, Judy (Joseph) Webster of Carson City, Nevada, Carolyn (Duane) Arterburn of Ayr, Nebraska, Phyllis (James) St. Germain of San Jose, California, and Doris Smith of Campbell, California; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at the Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa, with Pastor Steve Chellew of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Harlan, Iowa, officiating. Marge Ahrenholtz was the organist. Norma’s family and friends served as casket bearers. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home in Harlan, Iowa, was in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Salem Lutheran Home, Elk Horn, Iowa. Condolences may be left online at burmeisterjohannsen.com.

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One Response to Norma Jane Gosch (November 3, 2012)

  1. Dennis Sutherland says:

    Dear Judy, Carolyn, Phyllis, Doris,
    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sadness.
    Norma was a special person in our hearts and we will never forget her. I’d like to think there is great happiness and rejoicing in heaven right now! Sandy, Elaine, & I will be attending her funeral tomorrow. Love, Butch & Elaine

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