Norma C. Willenborg

Norma C. Willenborg

February 27, 1934 – December 6, 2022

Preceded in death by husband of 41 years, Marvin; parents, Alois and Hilaria Bernholtz; great-grandson, Elijah McManus; brother, Bill Bernholtz; sisters, Joan Eischeid and Ruth Schmitz;  brothers and sisters-in-law: Linus Eischeid, Sully Guarniere, Myron and Bernice Nabor, Herman and Sally Lampe, Henry Willenborg, Ray and Edna Tigges, Marvin and Jeanette Lampe, and Gene Huelshorst.

Survived by daughters: Debra (Jim) Gentile, Joyce (Brian) Durant; sons Wayne (Kris) Willenborg, and Wesley (Dora) Willenborg; grandchildren: James (Elena) Gentile, Anthony (Jess) Gentile, Ryan (Kelsie) McManus, Haley (Justin) Heatherington,  Sam Willenborg, Justin Willenborg, Genna (Jonathan) Seale, and Nicholas (Allie) Willenborg; great-grandchildren: JD, Lily, Declan, Austin, Noel, Grace, Hope, Maddi, and Addie; brothers: Don (Bev) Bernholtz, Paul (Joan) Bernholtz; sisters Jolene Guarniere and Janet Pryor; brothers and sisters-in-law: Leo (Darlene) Willenborg, Ardella Willenborg, Elaine Huelshorst and Mary Bernholtz; many nieces and nephews.

VISITATION: Saturday, December 10th, 10AM, followed by Altar Society Rosary at 10:30AM and 11AM MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL, all at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 4810 Woolworth Ave. Interment: Calvary Cemetery.

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  • Candi Long Posted December 7, 2022 5:29 pm

    Such a sweet lady. We are sorry for your loss. Rejoice in the memories!

  • Carlene Momsen Posted December 7, 2022 5:50 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss! Prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead!

  • Nathaniel Matya Posted December 8, 2022 11:41 am

    My thoughts are with the family and friends. I offer prayers for peace and comfort during this time.

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