Norma L. Katt
September 2, 1919 - September 9, 2022

Norma L. Katt

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Norma Katt, age 103, of Fremont, formerly of Herman
Died Friday, September 09, 2022 at Shalimar Gardens in Fremont

Norma Louise Hokamp was born September 2, 1919 on the family farm at Arlington, Nebraska to August and Martha 'Knecht' Hokamp. She was baptized on September 28, 1919 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington by Pastor G.W. Wolters. Norma was confirmed on March 25, 1934 by Pastor Wolters. Norma graduated from the eighth grade at St. Paul's Lutheran East School.

During her early years, Norma worked for various neighborhood families, providing assistance as new children were welcomed into the world. She married Elmer Katt on August 21, 1949 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington by Pastor Carl Hellman. They lived on the Katt family farm for 69 years.

Norma was active with the Immanuel Lutheran Church quilters guild and helped make over 600 quilts for world relief. She was a member of the Ladies Bible Class, Lydia Circle and Women's Missionary League.

Norma was known for her passion for gardening, especially for flowers. She exhibited flowers at the Washington County Fair for over 50 years. She brightened the day of many friends and relatives with her flowers.

She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer, parents, August and Martha Hokamp, sisters Lora (Walter) Giesselman, Meta (John) Breithaupt, Esther (Paul) Giesselman, and brothers Albert, Martin and Gilbert Hokamp.

She is survived by her sons Loren (Marcile) of Gretna, Richard (Sharon) of Lincoln, Jon (Jean) of Herman, six grandchildren; Jason (Susie) of Lincoln, Jacque (Rollie) Hardies of Gretna, Justin (Jada) of Elkhorn, Jordan (Sarah) of Waverly, Austin (Michelle) of Elkhorn and Taylor (Rachel) of New Orleans, LA., and 12 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be 10:30am, Monday, September 12, 2022 at Immanuel Lutheran Church east of Winslow. Burial will follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Lutheran Family Services or 'Bibles for Kids' at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Sunday with the family present from 3pm to 6pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.

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Sunday, September 11, 2022
With Family 3pm to 6pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Monday, September 12, 2022
Immanuel Lutheran Church
27052 County Road 12
Hooper, NE  68031
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Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
27052 County Road 12
Hooper, NE  68031
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  1. Joyce Stork
    Remembering Norma and her beautiful flower entries at the Washington County Fair. My sympathy to her family. God comfort you all with His sure and certain promises to Norma in her baptism.

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