Norma J. Stockhorst, 79, of Washington, passed away on May 17, 2020. Norma, daughter of the late Raymond and Virginia NEE Bockting, was born May 21, 1940 in Morrison, MO. She received her education from South Point School in Washington. On January 30, 1960, she was united in marriage to William W. Stockhorst at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Washington. They were one of the first couples to be married at Our Lady of Lourdes and were together over 60 years. Norma was employed for 40 years in the housekeeping dept at Mercy Hospital in Washington and during this time she also attended East Central College to receive her GED and also obtain her realtors license. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Virginia McGraw; son, Mark Stockhorst; mother and father-in-law, Dorothy and Gerdie Stockhorst; three siblings, Dennis Eggenberg, Ron Eggenberg, and Judy O’Keefe; great-grandson, Parker Stockhorst and brother and sister-in-law, Leroy Stockhorst and Mary Kay Neely.
Among her survivors are her husband William W. Stockhorst of Washington; three children, William C. Stockhorst and wife Debora of Marthasville, Laverne Francis and husband Steve of Brooklyn, TX, and Bridget Beste and husband Leonard of Owensville; siblings, Linda Jacquin and husband John of Marthasville and Karen Eggenberg of Washington; daughter-in-law, Kristina Ann Stockhorst; sister-in-law, Alice Eggenberg; six grandchildren, Chris Stockhorst and wife Jess, Josh Stockhorst and wife Kelly, Zac Stockhorst and wife Erika, Theresa Stockhorst, Kayla Ott and husband Brandon, and Gabby Beste; three great-grandchildren, Cooper, Nora, and Lucas Stockhorst; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 10 A.M. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Interment will be in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the New Haven Care Center.
Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington.
*The service will be open to the public. People that are attending will be asked to maintain a social distance of six feet. Seating may be limited, and people attending are required to wear any type of protective face covering.
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