Norma Rollie, 83, of Mabel
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 5:48 AM
Norma L. Rollie, 83, of Mabel, formerly of Hesper, Iowa, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.
She was born May 26, 1929, in Spring Grove to Martin and Nettie (Johnson) Burmaster. She attended the Blackhammer School and graduated from the Spring Grove High School.
She married Harold C. Rollie on Oct. 12, 1946, in Spring Grove. They lived in Hesper for 52 years.
She had worked at the Hesper School and at the Winneshiek County Courthouse. She was a member of the Hesper Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by two sons, Dennis (Sharon) of Rochester and Neil (Colleen) of Tomball, Texas; two daughters, Sandy Nelson of Hastings, Minn., and Linda Rasmussen of Decorah; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Myron Burmaster of Caledonia; and a sister, Mardelle (Herbert) Staven of Spring Grove.
She was preceded in death by her husband; an infant daughter, Debra; and her parents.
Funeral services were held last Friday at the Hesper Lutheran Church in Hesper with the Rev. Matt Larson officiating. Burial was in the Hesper Lutheran Cemetery. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel assisted the family with arrangements.