- August 5, 1937 - February 18, 2013
- Kingsford, Michigan
of Norma's Passing
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“Pepper and family,
So sorry to hear of Norma's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
I have alot of fond memories being at...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Pipp Nardi - Niagara, WI
“Dear Mr. Steele, Susan, Sheila, Johnny and families-
I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your mom (and wife)...I can't imagine what you are...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Dawn Palmcook Comer - Niagara, WI
“We are very sorry to hear about your loss.
3 of 16 | Posted by: gerry and dennis mattson - MI
“Pepper we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your wife Norma. She will be missed. Take care of yourself.
4 of 16 | Posted by: violet and brian bongi - phoenix, AZ
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
5 of 16 | Posted by: Roger & Nancy Rocconi - Niagara, WI
Our sympathy to you and your family for your loss. Sorry we could not express this in person , but we will be out of town until late April....Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Bill and Ellen Roberts - Norway, MI
My wife and I extend or deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace in comfort...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Randy & Pat St. John - Kingsford, MI
“My thoughts and prayers go out to you and yours Sheila, I am so very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine what you're going through, but God will...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Lange - Kingsford, MI
“Dear Pepper and family so sorry to hear of Norma's passing. She was my high school best friend. She was a beautiful person and we will all miss her....Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Wayne and Caroline McMahon - WI
“Norma was a beautiful, strong woman whose smile could light up the room. I wish I could've gotten to know her better. Her family's love for her...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Pauline Williams - Iron Mountain, MI
“So sorry to hear about Norma's passing. I have so many fond memories of growing up with you all. May all the memories you have bring you peace during...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Lori (Palmcook) Cornell - MI
“Worked with Norma back in the mid 70's. enjoyed her friendship and visited her at Grede several times after I moved to lower Michigan. Pray for...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Valerie Wicklund Roobol - Ocala, FL
“John and Laurie,
Please accept our condolences on the loss of your mother. Please tell the girls that we are sorry to hear of their grandmother's...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Steve and Wendy D'Alberto - NC
“I grew up living across the street from the Steels in Quinnesec. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with your family. God Bless
14 of 16 | Posted by: Tina Schoolfield (Walstrin} - VA
“We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in our thoughts & prayers. May you find the strength that you need, to help get you...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Dan & Lori McVannel - Florence, WI
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I hope she is at peace. You and your family are in my prayers.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Kelly Schmidbauer - Grand Rapids, MI
Norma L. Steele,
75, of Kingsford, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at Evergreen Assisted Living.
Norma was born in Iron Mountain on August 5, 1937, daughter of the late John and Ariel (Roudebush) Lehto and was a lifelong resident of the area. She graduated from Channing High School in 1955.
Norma married Edward "Pepper" Steele on November 23, 1957 in Felch and together they raised three children. Norma worked as a payroll supervisor at Grede Foundry for over 43 years, retiring in 2002. She was a member of First Lutheran Church where she was active in the choir and bell choir. Norma was also a member of Oak Crest Golf Club and was an avid golfer. She served as Girl Scout and 4H leader for many years. Norma also enjoyed playing softball, traveling, working in her flower garden and hunting deer and birds with her husband. She especially enjoyed spending time and attending the activities of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Norma is survived by her husband, Edward "Pepper"; two daughters, Susan (Dan "Boone") Schultz of Kingsford and Sheila (Rick) Struebing of Iron Mountain; one son, John (Laurie)of Iron Mountain; a brother, Duane "Dewey" Lehto of Crivitz, WI; sisters, Janice "Jean" (Jim) West of Norway, Darlene (Ron) Solberg of Kingsford and Wanda (Sam) Faull of Norway; six grandchildren, Jaime (Chris) Weerts of Florida, Jaclyn (Chris) Patterson of Green Bay, Stacy (Tim) Fayas of Iron Mountain, Toby (Kaleena) Struebing of Germany and Chantel Steele of Florida and Felicity Steele of Alabama; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place Thursday, February 21 from 11AM - 1PM at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1 P.M. Rev. James Lindgren will officiate. Burial will be in Quinnesec Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to the Upper Peninsula Region of the Alzheimer's Association 710 Chippewa Square Ste. 201, Marquette, MI 49855
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Evergreen Assisted Living and the Memory Care Unit at Evergreen for their loving care.
Condolences to the family of Norma Steele may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneral homes.com
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.