Rita Norman Obituary

Rita M. Norman
Rita Norman
Rita M. Norman

March 16, 1925 - January 9, 2005
Born in Dubuque, IA
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Rita Norman, 79, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2005 from complications of Alzheimers at Bishop Drumm Care Center, where she resided. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 13, 2005 at St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Cemetery in Omaha, NE.

Rita was born on March 16, 1925 in Dubuque, Iowa and lived in Des Moines from the late 40's until 1975. She then moved to Omaha where she lived for 23 years and moved back to Des Moines in 1998. Rita worked at Cownie Furs for 42 years where she retired as manager.

Rita is survived by two sons, Harlan Ziel of Henderson, NV, and Duane Ziel of Des Moines; stepson, John Norman of Florida; sister, Marge Glovik of Maquoketa, IA; brother, Lawrence Manhart of Des Moines; two grandsons, Jeff Ziel of Plymouth, MN, and Greg Ziel of Las Vegas, NV; and five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association.





St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church
4600 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Thursday, January 13, 2005
10:00 AM
Calvary Cemetery
Omaha, NE US
Thursday, January 13, 2005
2:30 PM