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Norma Jean Hill

Nov 10, 2016

Norma Jean Hill, 86, of Mt. Pleasant, died on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at the Pleasant Manor Care Center, in Mt. Pleasant.

A funeral service for Hill will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Faith Lutheran Church, 910 E. Mapleleaf Dr., in Mt. Pleasant. Rev. Michael R. Scudder will officiate. Burial will be in the Burge Cemetery, of New London. Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m., on Fri., Nov. 11, at the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 N. Main St., in Mt. Pleasant. The family will be present to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., on Friday evening.

Memorials may be directed to the Faith Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be directed to

Hill was born on Sept. 26, 1930, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of Raymond Orville “Sam” and Jessie (Jennings) Weigert. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1948. In 1950, she was united in marriage to Stanley Hill. The couple later divorced.

From 1954 until her retirement in 1991, she was an aide and pharmaceutical technician at the Mt. Pleasant Mental Health Institute.

She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed bowling, needlepoint, tending to her houseplants and cheering for the Iowa Hawkeye football team.

Hill is survived by her six children, Bev (Dave) Lundgren, of New London; Pam (Reggie) Parcel, of Mt. Pleasant; Tom (Sue) Hill, of Iowa City; Gerald Hill, of Iowa City; Jim (Beth) Hill, of Boerne, Texas; and Dave (Susan) Hill, of Omaha, Neb.; a brother, Darrell “Ed” (Sue) Weigert, of Asbury; two sisters, Virginia Trueblood, of Wilmore, Ken.; and Jane (David) Bitting, of New London; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one great-granddaughter.

Comments (1)
Posted by: Mona L. Grimes | Dec 01, 2016 07:50

I was very sorry to hear of Norma's passing.  The last few years she and I reconnected through Facebook and enjoyed a lot of good catching up and chat.  When I moved back to Salem I kept up with her through Pam.  Norma was a good woman, a good friend and I will miss her.  John Hudson

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