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Norma Jean Woodford 1937-2016

Sep 13, 2016

MALLARD — Funeral service for Norma Jean Woodford of Mallard was held Monday, Sept. 12, at the United Methodist Church in Mallard. The Rev. Bea Kinzler officiated.

Interment was in Rush Lake Cemetery, Curlew. The Harris Funeral Home in Mallard was in charge of arrangements.

Norma Jean Fisher, daughter of Frank and Leona (Layton)?Fisher, was born April 11, 1937, in Emmetsburg. She attended school in Mallard, graduating from Mallard High School in 1955.

Norma married John Alan Woodford on June 19, 1955, at the United Methodist Church in Mallard. The couple farmed together near Mallard their entire married lives.

Norma was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the United Methodist Women. She cherished the time spent with her family and friends and enjoyed golfing and mowing. She also taught Sunday school and MYF.

Norma passed away at Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at the age of 79 years.

Survivors include her husband, Alan Woodford of Mallard; children:?Debra (Duane)?Myer of Curlew and Ken (Dawn)?Woodford of Mallard; grandchildren:?John (Crystal) Woodford and their children Asher and Archer of Mallard, Lisa Woodford of Mallard, Cole Woodford of Des Moines, Elizabeth (John)?Bohnen of Colorado Springs, CO, Michael (Nicole)?Myer and their children Morgan, Wyatt and Tate of Curlew; and brother, John Fisher of Sioux Falls, SD.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Steven and Michael Woodford; brother, Francis Fisher; and sister, Marlene Murphy.

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