March 1, 2008
Norma was born March 28, 1916 at Winslow, Nebraska to John and Alvina 'Beerman' Krohn. She was baptized April 9, 1916 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Winslow, by the Rev. J.H. Gerdes and was confirmed on July 7, 1929 also by Rev. Gerdes. Norma attended District 85 school in Winslow through the 8th grade and later graduated from Hooper High School in 1933. Norma was married on January 1, 1939 to Bernhard L. Schole at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Winslow. After their marriage they moved north of Hooper to the Schole farm. She joined St. Paul's Lutheran Church north of Hooper where she taught Sunday School for 30 years and was a member of the Ladies Aid. Norma was a member of St. Paul's until the couple moved into Hooper in 1980 and joined Redeemer Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Women of the Church, Women's Missionary and the Alter Guild. Norma moved to the Elkhorn Valley Villa in 2002 and returned her membership to St. Paul's Lutheran north of Hooper.
Daughter - Bonnie and husband Mike Jones of Phillips, NE.
Son - Ben Schole of Hooper
Grandchildren - Tamara and husband John Allen of Phillips
Kimberly and husband Frank McCafferty of Atlanta GA.
Timothy and wife Caroline Jones of Phillips
Nathan and wife Lisa Schole of Hooper
Adam Schole of Hooper
6 great grandchildren
Sister - Selma Scheer of Arlington
Sisters-in-law - Lilly Krohn of Fremont
Dorothy and husband George Ulbrick of Fremont
Margie Krohn of Phoenix, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bernhard in December of 2001, her parents, daughter-in-law Linda, 4 Brothers: Herbert, Arthur, Walter, Victor Krohn; sister Wilma Mintken and half brothers Hilbert and Alfred Krohn.
The funeral will be 10:30 am Thursday March 6 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church north of Hooper. Vicar Judy Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hooper Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul's Lutheran and Redeemer Lutheran Churches. Visitation will be at Ludvigsen's Hooper Funeral Chapel on Wednesday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm with family receiving friends from 5pm to 7pm. Visitation will continue on Thursday one hour before service at the church.