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Norma Jean Uhlig

June 27, 1951 — February 14, 2020

Norma Jean Uhlig, 68, of Cordova, Illinois, died Friday, February 14, 2020 at her home.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 4 – 6 pm with a Celebration of Life to follow at 6:00 pm at Gibson – Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Friends and family are invited for food and fellowship following the service at 6:30 pm at Riverbend Pizza, Port Byron. In addition, a Memorial Gathering will be held from 3 – 5 pm on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home & Crematory, 1221 N. 16th St., Council Bluffs, IA. Memorials may be made to the Children’s Square Foster Care or the Ollie Webb Center, both in Omaha, NE.

Norma was born June 27, 1951 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, the daughter of Reverend Marvin and Alma (Grefe) Uhlig. She graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1969 and Northern Iowa University in 1977 with a BA in German. She worked as an Administrative Officer for the 4th Judicial District for the Iowa Department of Correctional Services. Norma loved traveling and seeing the world with her sister and brother-in-law Lois and Bill Case. She also enjoyed knitting, fishing and was a loving mother and grandmother.

Norma is survived by her son, David (Mary) Uhlig, Omaha, NE; sisters, Ellen (Roger) Bauer, Ruth (Chuck) Eaton, Lois Case; grandchildren, Dan (Marissa) Faulkner, Austin Uhlig, and Luke Uhlig, all of Omaha, NE; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Janice Krumm, and brother-in-law Bill Case.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-0143

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