Norma J. Janssen

Norma J. Janssen age 85 of Coleridge, Nebraska died on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge, Nebraska.

Funeral services will be on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Coleridge with the Rev. Russ Lambert officiating.

The FUNERAL WILL STILL OCCUR TODAY AT 10:30 A.M. BUT THE BURIAL WILL NOT OCCUR TODAY BECAUSE OF THE WEATHER CONDITIONS.  PLEASE VIEW THE LIVESTREAM OF THE FUNERAL.

Burial will be at Lawn Ridge cemetery in Coleridge.  Visitation will be on Thursday, at church, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and will continue on Friday one hour prior to services.  You may watch a live stream of the funeral at www.facebook.com/WintzRay/live  Face masks and social distancing are required for the visitation and funeral. Dress is casual for visitation and funeral. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Coleridge.

Pallbearers will be Steve Webber, Nate Rosenthal, Roger Prince, Greg Heier, Ron Prince, Ryan Prince, and Randy Prince.

Norma Jean was born on September 9, 1935 on the farm in Wayne, Nebraska to William E. and Marie Thelma (Nelsen) Heier.  She was baptized at Theophilus Church in rural Winside and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran church in Winside. Norma grew up in the Winside, Nebraska area and graduated from Winside High School in 1953.  She worked for the telephone company in Wayne prior to her marriage to Claire Clayton Janssen on January 17, 1958 in Winside, NE.  They farmed near Coleridge and she lived there until she moved into Coleridge in 2015.  Norma had been a resident of Park View Haven Nursing Home since October of 2020.

Norma was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and its woman’s circle.  She was a member of the Recreation Club.  Norma enjoyed crafting for many years.

Norma is survived by her three children Scott (Angie) Janssen of Hoskins, NE, Curt Janssen of Coleridge, Marci (Dan) Ludwig of Wisner; two grandchildren Brittany (Steve) Webber of Wayne, Courtney (Nate) Rosenthal of Lakewood, CO; one great granddaughter Finley Rosenthal of Lakewood, CO; a brother LeRoy (Marilyn) Heier of Norfolk, NE; a sister Lorraine (Russell) Prince of Winside, NE; several nieces and nephews.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband Claire on March 21, 2006 at age of 70 years; two sons Jeff and Brad Janssen.

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