Norma F. Jennings, 87, of Columbus Junction, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021, at the Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services of Columbus Junction. Burial will be in the Fulton Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Louisa County Ambulance Service in memory of Norma. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com.
Norma Faith Bender was born on December 31, 1933, in Coppock, Iowa, the daughter of John and Florence Mae (Snider) Bender. She was a 1951 graduate of Cotter High School. On June 16, 1951, Norma was united in marriage to Olin Mitchell Jennings in Cairo, Iowa. She worked for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as a secretary. Norma was a member of the the Spring Run Methodist Church, Iowa City Branch of the National League of American Penwomen, Shellbark Club, Half Hour Club, IowaGenWeb for 15 years heading the Louisa County, Henry County and Washington County affiliations and was a freelance writer, being published in several national publications.
Norma will be dearly missed by her children, Marilyn Harms (Dennis Trimble) of Iowa Falls, Betty (Delbert) Lenz of Lone Tree, Linda (Rick) Hora of West Liberty, Janice (Steve) Williams of Crawfordsville and Alan (Melinda) Jennings of Longview, Texas; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, with one on the way.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Olin; two brothers, Gerald (Judi) Bender and one in infancy and one sister Lucille (Arthur) Campbell.
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